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 director and writer of the film, Damien Chazelle, could not get funding for the movie, so he instead turned it into a short film and submitted it into the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. The short film ended up winning the Short Film Jury Award, and he got ... ...
Oh my dear God. Are you one of those single tear people? Do I look like a double fucking rainbow to you?
In the first rehearsal of the junior band, the conductor's beat "one" is one beat too soon compared to the music we hear.
$135,388 (USA) (10 October 2014)
$13,092,000 (USA) (27 March 2015)
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