Damien Chazelle poses with his best-screenplay Golden Globe for La La Land. Photo: AP

La La Land director Damien Chazelle: the shy musician who’s become a Hollywood darling

Described by one veteran critic as ‘a gifted film nerd, super smart’ in the mould of Scorsese and Tarantino, man behind red-hot film awards favourite that took seven Golden Globes was once a jazz drummer crippled by stage fright

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Damien Chazelle poses with his best-screenplay Golden Globe for La La Land. Photo: AP
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