R | | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Damien Chazelle got into a car accident halfway through filming.
You think I'm fucking stupid? I know it was you.
In the Overbrook competition, we hear a section of Whiplash with some flutes. The flutes would have been played by the saxophones, but none of the saxophones have flutes with them on stage.
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