Ruben (Riz Ahmed) and Lou (Olivia Cooke) live together, traveling gig to gig playing their loud, frenzied music. Suddenly Ruben, a passionate drummer, loses his hearing and his world is upended, causing him to struggle with depression and be tempted by past addictions.
A film by Darius Marder starring Riz Ahmed (The Night Of, Star Wars: Rogue One, The Sisters Brothers) and Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One, Thoroughbreds, Me, Earl and the Dying Girl), and produced by Bert Hamelinck and Sacha Ben Harroche from Caviar (The Rider).
Sound of Metal will be released in UK cinemas from 17 May
All theatrical screenings of the film will have open captions