Sound of Noise

Synopsis: The narrative revolves around police officer Amadeus Warnebring, tone-deaf scion of a distinguished musical family, and his attempts to track down a group of six guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city. The drumming set pieces correspond to an avant-garde score with four hilariously titled movements. Where the short involved the six drummers imaginatively using standard apartment furnishings as their instruments, the feature unleashes them on an unspecified city's civic and cultural institutions. Including an amusing backstory for each of the soberly dressed drummers as well as their nemesis, music-hating investigator Warnebring, the film creates a treat for the eyes and ears from the dull, repetitive sounds of everyday life.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  8 wins & 5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
102 min

My name is Warnebring.

This is my mother.

She's a concert pianist.

My father was a conductor.

One of the best.

He was on tour most of my childhood.

And there's the metronome.

This is my grandfather,

Leonard Warnebring.

He certainly

doesn't need introducing.


My little brother.

A wonder kid.

He learned the violin at four,

composed his first piece at twelve.

And this is me.


Tone-deaf from birth.

Mind if I turn it down a bit?

I'll stop his damn siren!

F***ing pig!


What do we know?

We got an emergency call.

There's a ticking in the van.

A Dodge. 1986.

The number plate

comes from a tractor in sterdala.

- Bomb squad?

- On their way.

- Has the Embassy received a threat?

- No, nothing.

Ask for silence.


Ruhe bitte! Ruhe!




It's a metronome!

On the front seat.

You can stop all this fuss.

- You're crazy.

- I knew what it was.

It could have been a bomb.

I know that kind of ticking

all too well.

We have to move on, Magnus.

We have to think bigger.

A real bomb is what they deserve.

For you.

What is it?

"Music for one city

and six drummers."

Have you tried to play it?


Let's just say

it's rather conceptual.

What the hell is all this

about metronomes?

Traffic police have taken over.

You have better things to do

than deal with

drink driving cases.

Back to work!

This is a masterpiece!

Your best work ever!

You think so?

It's everything we've talked about.

This is our bomb!

Listen to this city,

contaminated by shitty music...

It's time to strike back.

We'll give this city a concert

it'll never forget.

We need four more drummers.

They must be the best.

Johannes Bjrk.

Of course.

A true poet.

Go back to playing!

We'll need Marcus Haraldson.

Is he alive?

Yes, we had a beer the other day.

10 000 volts...

It was pretty rough for him.

You f***ing idiot!

That was the last time!

And I want Myran.

That makes five.

We need one more.


He's not available.

He has a steady job now.

- With the philharmonic.

- What?

Everyone's gotta eat...

even if it means

whoring yourself.

I hate Haydn.

Thank you.

You, on the kettle drums...

You were too early.

I was spot-on.


That's what you should have been,

on time.

Let's take it from bar nine.

Thank you.

You have the time?

Are you in sync with Finland?

You're one hour early.

How difficult can it be?

Once more, bar nine.

We don't sell many of these anymore.

People go for digital today.

It could either come from here

or Schrder's.

But surely they're registered?

With a serial number?

It's a metronome.

If you don't sell many like this,

you should remember...


Nothing at all?


Anything else?

I'll just have a look around.

Do you work here?


Looking for something?

A present for my brother.

A musician?

Actually, he's a conductor.

Because that's music for congas.

Let's have a look...

Take this.

The perfect gift for a conductor.


Thanks for the advice.


Amadeus, darling!

So lovely to see you.

Hurry inside. He'll soon be here.

Caught any baddies lately?

Any violinists caught fiddling?


Have you met Amadeus?

Oscar's brother.

Nice to meet you.

I didn't know Oscar had a brother.

Big brother.

What do you play?

Amadeus is a policeman.


I heard Likovskij

with the philharmonic orchestra.

It was absolutely fantastic!

Likovskij is an impostor.

I quite agree. He's not original,

he simply imitates others.

How can you agree?

Oscar's coming!

What's going on here?

So many people!

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