Dir: Damien Chazelle | USA | 2014 | 106 mins | Cert: 15A | Language: English
Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang
In this psychological thriller, Andrew (Miles Teller, Divergent) is a gifted young jazz drummer pushed to his breaking point. After being accepted to a prestigious music conservatory, Andrew's only focus is achieving perfection. Unfortunately for him, that's also what his brutal and unorthodox new teacher has in mind.
An exhilarating drama that asks how far a person can be pushed, Whiplash is a study in nail-biting suspense. - Calgary International Film Festival 2014
Winner - Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival 2014
Winner - People’s Choice Award, Calgary International Film Festival 2014
“Riveting, blistering, brilliant” ????? Heat Magazine