Film

Sound of Metal

Date
Fri 04 June
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Price £5

Director: Darius Marder (USA, 2019)
Certification: 15  | 120 mins | Drama, Music
Language: English

After losing his hearing, a musician must find stability now that his life has been upended. Riz Ahmed and Olivia Cooke star in this ground-breaking drama from the producers of The Rider, and directed by Darius Marder, writer of The Place Beyond the Pines.

Ruben (Riz Ahmed) and Lou (Olivia Cooke) live together, two nomads traveling 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…

★★★★ “… a powerful but sensitive exploration of a so-called disability that challenges perceptions and assumptions about loss of hearing in thoughtful but provocative ways” Ian Freer, Empire

With support from the BFI Film Audience Network (BFI FAN) awarding funds from The National Lottery.

Book Tickets

 

 

 

Covid-19 and Ticket Information


– For these events, group sizes are limited to a maximum of 4 people per booking. Group tickets should be booked by those in the same household/ bubble.
– If there are only spaces available larger than the group you wish to book for, please get in touch.
– Seating arrangements are subject to change due to changes in social distancing regulations.
– Face coverings must be worn in public areas of the building, unless you are exempt.
– Where possible, please download the Free Range Café app to place any food and drink orders when in the café.
– Spaces are limited so advance booking is recommended.
– Film events are held on the first floor. We do have a lift, but are sorry to say that it’s too small to accommodate some larger wheelchairs. If you’d like to visit the building before an event to see the space, please get in touch.
Contact: info@trowbridgetownhall.com / 01225 774306

You might also be interested in...