Whiplash
Whiplash
Year:2014
Country:USA
Running time:106
Cinematographer:Sharone Meir
Director:Damien Chazelle
Producer:Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, David Lancaster, Michel Litvak
Writer:Damien Chazelle
Production designer:Melanie Jones
Editor:Tom Cross
Cast:Melissa Benoist, J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller
Production:Bold Films, Right of Way Films, Blumhouse Productions
Distributor
(world):
Sierra/Affinity
Distributor
(Poland):
United International Pictures Sp. z o.o. (UIP Polska)
 
Synopsis
Andrew Neiman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite East Coast music conservatory. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. He 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.
Festival section
Feature Debuts Competition - Directors' Debut Category
Date and place of projection
16-11-2014; 11:30
Multikino - Screening Room no. 10