Amanpour and Company

The Inspiration Behind "Sound of Metal"

Clip: 12/02/2020 | 2m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

For musicians, sound is their life. What if it all falls silent? The new film "Sound of Metal" follows a heavy metal drummer whose life is thrown into free fall when he loses his hearing. British actor Riz Ahmed stars in the lead role as a man trying to hold together his career, his sobriety, and his relationship all at once. He joins the show to discuss the project alongside the film’s director.

Aired: 12/02/20

Rating: NR

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