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Title Whiplash [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Whiplash    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
widescreen (2.40:1) 24 fps rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion picture
Source NAV 6/15 PPL
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.
Credits 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.
Cast Miles Teller, J. K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for strong language including some sexual references.
System Details DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language 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.
Awards Academy Awards, 2015: Best supporting actor (Simmons); best film editing, best sound mixing.
Subject DVD-Video discs.
Drummers (Musicians) -- Drama.
Conservatories of music -- Drama.
Music teachers -- Drama.
Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Chazelle, Damien, 1985- film director, screenwriter.
Blum, Jason, 1969- film producer.
Estabrook, Helen, film producer.
Litvak, Michel, 1951- film producer.
Lancaster, David, film producer.
Teller, Miles, actor.
Simmons, J. K.
Benoist, Melissa, 1988- actor.
Reiser, Paul, actor.
Stowell, Austin, 1984- actor.
Lang, Nate, actor.
Hurwitz, Justin, 1985- composer (expression)
Simonec, Tim, composer (expression)
Standard No. 043396445642
Music No. 44564 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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