Dir: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Miles Teller, Melissa Benoist, J.K. Simmons
US, 2014, 106 mins
A precocious young jazz drummer clashes with a monstrous tutor at an elite music conservatory. Adversity helped create Charlie Parker, and this diabolically entertaining spellbinder of a movie asks whether such rejection breeds greatness, and if so, at what cost ?