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.
The film is adapted from Chazelle's 2013 short film of the same name. JK Simmons plays the same role in both
Nieman, you lost the fucking part.
Andrew: No, I didn't! You can't fucking do this to me!
Terence Fletcher: CAN'T?
Terence Fletcher: When did you become a fucking expert on what I can or cannot do, you fucking weepy willow shitsack?
Andrew: I earned that part.
Terence Fletcher: You never earned anything. God, ...
In the studio band, we see close-ups of the saxophones' mouthpieces and ligatures. These are clearly not professional mouthpieces and ligatures; top college jazz players would be using only professional equipment.
$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)
$13,092,000 (USA) (27 March 2015)
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