Whiplash

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Director

Damien Chazelle

Cast

Miles Teller as Andrew

J.K. Simmons as Terence Fletcher

Melissa Benoist as Nicole

Paul Reiser as Jim

Austin Stowell as Ryan

Nate Lang as Carl

Max Kasch as Dorm Neighbor

Damon Gupton as Mr. Kramer

Chris Mulkey as Uncle Frank

Suanne Spoke as Aunt Emma

Charlie Ian as Dustin

Writers

Damien Chazelle (written by)


Summary

Andrew Neiman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, in pursuit of rising to the top of his elite music conservatory. Terence Fletcher, 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.

Genre

Drama, Music

Released

October 10, 2014

Runtime

1hr 46min

MPAA

R, for strong language including some sexual references

Additional Credits

Music By

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Associate Producers

Film Editing