|aWhiplash /|ca Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bold Films presents ; a Blumhouse/Right of Way production ; produced by Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster ; written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
|aTaipei :|bJia Shiun,|c
|aCulver City, CA :|bSony Pictures Home Entertainment,|c
|a1 videodisc (approximately 107 minutes) :|bsound, color ;|c4 3/4 in.
|atwo-dimensional moving image|btdi|2rdacontent
|b4 3/4 in.|2rda
|adigital|boptical|gsurround|hDolby Digital 5.1|2rda
|awidescreen (2.40:1)|b24 fps|2rda
|avideo file|bDVD video|eRegion 1|2rda
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 2014.
|aSpecial features: Commentary with writer/director Damien Chazelle and J. K. Simmons; An evening at the Toronto International Film Festival with Miles Teller, J. K. Simmons, and Damien Chazelle.
|aMusic supervisor, Andy Ross ; score, Justin Hurwitz ; original big band songs, Justin Hurwitz ; original big band competition pieces, Tim Simonec ; film editor, Tom Cross ; production designer, Melanie Paizis-Jones ; director of photography, Sharone Meir.
|aMiles Teller, J. K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang.
|aAndrew 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.
|aMPAA rating: R; for strong language including some sexual references.
|aDVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
|aAcademy Award Winner, 2015: Best Supporting Actor (J.K. Simmons), Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing ; Academy Award Nominee, 2015: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Picture.
|aWinner of Grand Jury Prize Audience Award, Sundance, 2014.