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Rating: 10 stars


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Seen on: 01/03/2021

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Sound of Metal (2020)

Directed by Darius Marder


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Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

Length 121 minutes


Riz Ahmed | Paul Raci | Olivia Cooke | Lauren Ridloff | Mathieu Amalric | Tom Kemp | Chris Perfetti | Hillary Baack | Shaheem Sanchez | Rena Maliszewski | Michael Tow | William Xifaras | Jamie Ghazarian | David Arthur Sousa | Bill Thorpe | Marisa Defranco | Jeremy Lee Stone | Alex Kilgore | Dani Miller | Sean Powell | Alan Resnic | Thomas O'Brien Vallor | Chelsea Lee | Domenico Toledo | Elan Sicroff | Ezra Marder | Hartmut Teuber | Joe Toledo | Jonathon LeJeune | Margaret Chardiet

Viewing Notes

This movie deeply affected me. Seeing your disability, albeit more moderate in my case, depicted accurately in a film was unexpected and emotional. The sound design is amazing, and a very accurate depiction of hearing loss based on my own experience. I was genuinely upset to see/hear it because it was so shocking to be confronted with it.


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