A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.
- " Sound of Metal is a startling [directorial] debut for Marder and allows Riz Ahmed to shine as a compelling leading man. " – Katie Smith-Wong (Flick Feast)
- " Sound of Metal is a unique and powerful film, not just because its message of resilience resonates but because it makes hearing viewers more aware of an element of cinema that they tend to take for granted. " – Margot Harrison (Seven Days)
- " A remarkably accomplished debut; expect big things from Marder." – Hannah Woodhead (Little White Lies)