After losing his hearing, a musician must find stability now that his life has been upended, starring (1) Academy Awards® nominee Riz Ahmed (Mogul Mowgli, Venom) and Olivia Cooke (Pixie, TV’s “Vanity Fair”), groundbreaking drama SOUND OF METAL is available to Download & Keep, to Rent on Digital and to own on Blu-ray from May 31 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Written and directed by Darius Marder (Loot) and also starring Paul Raci (TV’s “Parks & Recreation”, “Baskets”), Lauren Ridloff (TV’s “The Walking Dead”) and Mathieu Amalric (TV’s “Wolf Hall”, The Grand Budapest Hotel), SOUND OF METAL follows Ruben (Riz Ahmed) and Lou (Olivia Cooke) nomadic musicians who together travel gig to gig on an endless American tour. Their music is loud, frenzied and passionate, until one day Ruben is overwhelmed by a severe ringing in his ears, which quickly gives way to deafness.
Ruben is suddenly overcome by anxiety, depression, and soon enough his past addictions begin to surface. Ruben checks himself into a home for deaf addicts run by an eccentric deaf veteran, Joe. In this world of silence and under Joe’s tough, observant care, Ruben must confront himself more honestly than ever before. But the love and sound of his old life echoes in Ruben’s mind, calling for him to return…
SOUND OF METAL is AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD & KEEP, TO RENT ON DIGITAL AND OWN ON BLU-RAY FROM MAY 31