Damien Chazelle, director of "Whiplash," celebrates receiving the Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic for the film during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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The dramatic story of a drummer who pursues excellence at all costs won top honors at the Sundance Film Festival."Whiplash" collected both audience and jury prizes for American dramatic films Saturday at the festival's awards ceremony.Chazelle made his Sundance debut last year with a short version of "Whiplash" intended to gain financial support for the feature-length film. The feature stars 26-year-old Miles Teller as an aspiring jazz drummer and veteran actor J.K. Simmons as his unforgiving instructor.The documentary "Rich Hill," a coming-of-age story about the inhabitants of a tiny town in Missouri, won the jury award for U.S. documentary.
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