After losing his hearing, a musician must find stability now that his life has been upended, starring Academy Award-nominee Riz Ahmed (Venom)  and Olivia Cooke (Vanity Fair), groundbreaking drama SOUND OF METAL is available to Download & Keep, to rent on Digital, and to own on Blu-ray from 31 May from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. 
Written and directed by Darius Marder (Loot) and also starring Paul Raci (Parks & Recreation), Lauren Ridloff (The Walking Dead), and Mathieu Amalric (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Sound of Metal follows Ruben (Ahmed) and Lou (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 overcome by anxiety, depression, and 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…

You can read our own Jono Simpson‘s review of the film by clicking the image below.

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To celebrate this release, Frame Rated are giving away 2x Blu-rays of Sound of Metal to a few lucky readers. One could be you!

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In which film did Riz Ahmed play an inept terrorist?

a) Four Lions.
b) United 93.
c) Zero Dark Thirty.

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    Sound of Metal is available on Blu-ray from 31 May 2021.