Whiplash

    Genre
    Drama, Music
  • Runtime
    106 mins
  • Release Date
    2014
  • Countries
    USA
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

"Provocative and emotionally intense. A muscular and accomplished work of kinetic cinema built around two tremendous acting performances," raves Salon. Director/Writer Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND) delivers an astonishing Academy Award and Golden Globe winning film starring J. K. Simmons (UP IN THE AIR, 21 BRIDGES), who earned an Oscar for his performance; Miles Teller (THE SPECTACULAR NOW, TOP GUN: MAVERICK) and Melissa Benoist (DANNY COLLINS, PATRIOTS DAY). Deemed by Collider as "a work of bravura filmmaking," WHIPLASH - rated 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes -follows a drummer who enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
DIRECTED BY:
Damien Chazelle
WRITTEN BY:
Damien Chazelle
CAST INCLUDES:
Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

SYNOPSIS

Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, in pursuit of rising to the top of his elite music conservatory. Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor known for his terrifying teaching methods, discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into the top jazz ensemble, forever changing the young man’s life. But Andrew’s passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher pushes him to the brink of his ability and his sanity.

Whiplash

    Genre
    Drama, Music
  • Runtime
    106 mins
  • Release Date
    2014
  • Countries
    USA
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Damien Chazelle
WRITTEN BY
Damien Chazelle
CAST INCLUDES
Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser
"Provocative and emotionally intense. A muscular and accomplished work of kinetic cinema built around two tremendous acting performances," raves Salon. Director/Writer Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND) delivers an astonishing Academy Award and Golden Globe winning film starring J. K. Simmons (UP IN THE AIR, 21 BRIDGES), who earned an Oscar for his performance; Miles Teller (THE SPECTACULAR NOW, TOP GUN: MAVERICK) and Melissa Benoist (DANNY COLLINS, PATRIOTS DAY). Deemed by Collider as "a work of bravura filmmaking," WHIPLASH - rated 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes -follows a drummer who enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, in pursuit of rising to the top of his elite music conservatory. Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor known for his terrifying teaching methods, discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into the top jazz ensemble, forever changing the young man’s life. But Andrew’s passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher pushes him to the brink of his ability and his sanity.