Whiplash , movie

Plot Summary:
Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man’s life. Andrew’s passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability and his sanity.

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Release Date USA: October 9, 2014
Release Date: January 16, 2014

MPAA Rating: R - Restricted

Genres: Musical movies (84) Drama movies (989)
Studios: Sony Pictures (18)
Country: USA Movies (1694)

Runtime: 106 min
Director: Damien Chazelle
Screenplay: Damien Chazelle
Music: Justin Hurwitz
Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang, Chris Mulkey, Damon Gupton, Max Kasch, Suanne Spoke

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