Sound of Metal (2019) quotes

Darius Marder.

Riz Ahmed.
Olivia Cooke.
Paul Raci.

A heavy-metal drummer’s life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

Serenity is no longer wishing you had a different past.
– Joe

The church helps people in need, not religious people.
– Joe

Like, what does it matter? What does it matter? It just passes. Yo. If I disappear, like, who cares? Nobody cares, man. Seriously. Yo, and that’s okay. That’s life. That’s life. No, for real. Okay? It just passes. It just fucking… fucking passes.
– Ruben
I wonder, uh, all these mornings you’ve been sitting in my study, sitting, have you had any moments of stillness? Because you’re right, Ruben. The world does keep moving, and it can be a damn cruel place. But for me, those moments of stillness, that place, that’s the kingdom of God.
– Joe

Ruben, you hurt yourself, you hurt me. I’ll hurt myself, too. I’ll hurt myself, too.
– Lou

Ruben. As you know, everybody here shares in the belief that being deaf is not a handicap. Not something to fix. It’s pretty important around here. All these kids… all of us, need to be reminded of it every day.
– Joe

Let’s talk about me. I’m an alcoholic. I lost my hearing in the Vietnam war when a bomb exploded near me. I still remember the music I was listening to when that bomb went off. After that, I lost everything else. My wife, my kid. Not because of being deaf, mind you, Ruben. It was the beer.
– Joe