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The Resource Whiplash, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bold Film presents ; a Blumhouse/Right of Way production ; produced by Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster ; written and directed by Damien Chazelle, (DVD)

Whiplash, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bold Film presents ; a Blumhouse/Right of Way production ; produced by Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster ; written and directed by Damien Chazelle, (DVD)

Label
Whiplash
Title
Whiplash
Statement of responsibility
a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bold Film presents ; a Blumhouse/Right of Way production ; produced by Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster ; written and directed by Damien Chazelle
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
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
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2015: Best supporting actor (Simmons); best film editing, best sound mixing.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music supervisor, Andy Ross ; score, Justin Hurwitz ; original big band songs, Justin Hurwitz ; original big band competition pieces, Tim Simonec ; film editor, Tim Cross ; production designer, Melanie Paizis-Jones ; director of photography, Sharone Meir
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • In English, dubbed French (PAR), or dubbed Spanish; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities
  • MPAA rating: R; for strong language including some sexual references
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.W457 2015
PerformerNote
Miles Teller, J. K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1985-
  • 1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chazelle, Damien
  • Blum, Jason,
  • Estabrook, Helen,
  • Litvak, Michel,
  • Lancaster, David,
  • Teller, Miles,
  • Simmons, J. K.,
  • Benoist, Melissa,
  • Reiser, Paul,
  • Stowell, Austin
  • Lang, Nate,
  • Hurwitz, Justin,
  • Simonec, Tim,
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm),
  • Bold Films,
  • Blumhouse Productions,
  • Right of Way Films (Firm),
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drummers (Musicians)
  • Conservatories of music
  • Music teachers
  • Teacher-student relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Whiplash, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bold Film presents ; a Blumhouse/Right of Way production ; produced by Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster ; written and directed by Damien Chazelle, (DVD)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2014
  • Special 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 107 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396445642
  • 043396455900
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
44564
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn900016564
  • (OCoLC)900016564
  • 1445312
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Whiplash, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bold Film presents ; a Blumhouse/Right of Way production ; produced by Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster ; written and directed by Damien Chazelle, (DVD)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2014
  • Special 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 107 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396445642
  • 043396455900
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
44564
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn900016564
  • (OCoLC)900016564
  • 1445312
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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