Lessons the movie teaches the audience:
Here 3 lessons you can learn while and after watching the movie. For each lesson, explain when in the movie the lesson takes place, who teaches it and what you think about it.
Then, provide a lesson #4 and say why you believe the movie wants us to learn that new lesson for our life.
LESSON #1: THE WAVERING PERSEVERANCE OF THE STRUGGLING ARTIST
LESSON #2: THE COMPETITION BETWEEN PERSONAL LOVES AND ROMANTIC LOVES
LESSON #3: FANTASIES RARELY BECOME REALITY
Choose an option to write an essay
- Following your dream is something that everyone wants to do, but sometimes dreams might seem unrealistic and frankly nearly impossible.
- Read what Mia says in a song: “Here’s to the ones who dream, foolish as they may seem. Here’s to the hearts that ache. Here’s to the mess we make”. Does having dreams hurt?
- We all risk failure when we take on anything that’s worth doing. How does the movie tackle failure and frustration?
- La La Land , is an ode to Los Angeles artists and dreamers, the harsh realities of pursuing a creative career hits the main characters like a ton of bricks. Do you agree?