You didn't go to Sundance? Couldn't make it to Cannes? Don't despair: Let Vulture bring the first footage from film festival favorite Whiplash to you. The intense music drama comes out October 10, but it's already made quite an impression: After winning both the top jury prize and the audience award at Sundance (a rare coup), Whiplash will have its international premiere at the Cannes Film Festival tomorrow, and Vulture has an exclusive, terrific scene from the film to kick the week off. Miles Teller stars in Whiplash as an ambitious 19-year-old drummer in thrall of his music teacher (veteran actor J.K. Simmons), a highly decorated taskmaster who can switch from encouraging to terrifying in the blink of an eye. You'll see that transformation play out in the following clip; let the Best Supporting Actor campaign for J.K. Simmons begin here, because whoa.
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