Whiplash (2014)

8.3 / Rated by 10 people

Drama
Music
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106 min.
Plot  Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller) is a first-year jazz student at the prestigious Shaffer Conservatory in New York. He has been playing drums from a young age and aspires to become one of the greats like Buddy Rich. Conductor Terence Fletcher (J. K. Simmons) eventually accepts Andrew into his studio band as the alternate for core drummer Carl Tanner (Nate Lang). Fletcher is abusive toward his students, mocking and insulting them; when the band rehearses the Hank Levy piece "Whiplash" and Andrew struggles to keep his tempo, Fletcher hurls a chair at him, slaps him, and otherwise humiliates him in front of the class.

At a local jazz competition, Andrew misplaces Carl's sheet music; as Carl cannot play without it, Andrew steps in informing Fletcher that he can perform "Whiplash" from memory. Fletcher promotes him to core drummer. However, Fletcher soon replaces him with Ryan Connolly (Austin Stowell), the core drummer from Andrew's former class. Determined to impress Fletcher, Andrew ...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Miles Teller
Andrew Neiman
J.K. Simmons
Terence Fletcher
Paul Reiser
Jim Neiman
Austin Stowell
Ryan Connolly
Chris Mulkey
Uncle Frank

Others

All Titles

Whiplash
English Original Title

Release Dates

Turkey
16.01.2015

Country

United States

Language

English

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