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Sound of Metal

2020, drama, music

121 minutes

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...

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8.4

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2021-04-13

Simply stunning and highly recommended... Read more

10

2020-11-26

The journey to that place here is fraught with passionate fights and haunting hope, a movie experience not soon forgotten. Read more

9.1

2021-01-09

When the plot could fall into the traps of addiction narrative cliches, or romantic melodrama, or hollow emotional appeals, it instead does something unexpected. Thus, its ties to these genres produce genuine and powerful emotional moments. Read more

9.0

2021-04-18

I think that the sound design really makes an impression on you, and when you pair that kind of attention to detail with the strong performances delivered by especially Raci and Ahmed, then you have a pretty special film. Read more

8.8

2020-12-13

It’s staggering (and award-worthy) work that makes the film worth watching all on its own; factor in Ahmed’s live-wire turn and the story’s emotional punch, and Sound of Metal is undoubtedly one of the best of the year. Read more

8.0

2021-04-10

It is Ahmed’s tight performance which keeps Sound of Metal’s emotional rhythm on point. Read more

8.0

2020-12-04

Sound of Metal’s remarkably sensitive and subtle approach makes it one of the most unique films that touch upon an underrepresented community in the cinematic world. Read more

8.0

2020-11-20

Sound of Metal is a powerful experiment and a star turn for a talented actor. Read more

6.0

2021-01-04

The story oozes emotional poignancy, but loses force as it moves forward, partially thwarted by a predictable finale. Nevertheless, Marder grabs us, not so much with the vociferous metal music or any type of artistic pose, but rather with an effective sound design and narrative quality. Read more

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8.0

2020-12-13

Sound of Metal is beklemmend goed. Als kijker zit je in het hoofd van Ruben, met dank aan de perfect acterende Riz Ahmed. Read more

7.5

2020-12-11

Sound of Metal is een sterk geacteerde drama met een mooie boodschap op het eind. Read more

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