Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Sound of Violence

Year: 2021
Language: English
Run Time: 94 minutes

Sound of Violence
Sound of Violence
Sound of Violence
Sound of Violence
Sound of Violence

Synesthesia can manifest itself in a variety of ways. For the music obsessed Alexis, very specific sounds can cause blinding bursts of colors and a sense of euphoria unlike anything she’s ever felt. Although the condition was triggered by her parents’ brutal murder, Alexis has been chasing the high ever since she experienced that fateful night. Now an experimental musician and audio engineer, Alexis blends pleasure and pain by capturing sounds of BDSM and animals being slaughtered, but they just don’t do the trick. After a deadly accident recreates the intoxicating sensation, she discovers only one thing will satiate her: the sound of bone-crushing violence. Expanding upon his startling horror short “Conductor,” Alex Noyer’s SOUND OF VIOLENCE is packed with intricate contraptions and blood-soaked gore reminiscent of splatter classics such as “Saw” and “Scanners.” Amongst a swirling cacophony of emotions, colors, and death, Alexis is a one-of-a-kind serial killer unyielding in her quest to make a truly killer beat. — D.O.

CIFF45 Screenings

CIFF45 Streams On Demand

Thursday, April 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: United States and US Territories
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: Yes
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

After Hours

American Independents Competition


Alex Noyer

Hannu Aukia, Alex Noyer

Alex Noyer

Daphne Qin Wu

Hannu Aukia, Vertti Virkajärvi

Principal Cast
Jasmin Savoy Brown, Lili Simmons, James Jagger, Tessa Munro, Brian Huskey, Dana L. Wilson

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