Trying to make it in the real La La Land

Trying to make it in the real La La Land
Trying to make it in the real La La Land

The smash hit La La Land, which follows the struggles of an aspiring actress and jazz musician in Los Angeles, is up for a whopping 14 Oscar nominations on Sunday.

But what is life really like for the young and talented of Hollywood?

The BBC met a real-life "Mia" and "Sebastian" to find out.

Video by Charlie Northcott

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