A musician goes deaf in a freak accident, then shows us what strength and perseverance looks like.

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A musician goes deaf in a freak accident, then shows us what strength and perseverance looks like.

Filmmaker Gints Zilbalodis tells the story of a trumpet player waking up from a dream to head to his job as a garbage collector. He wanders around town trying to listen to things around him — but he can’t.

He finds he can no longer play music, either — and falls deeper into depression.

Then, one day, he sees storm clouds gather on the horizon.

“I consider this to be a personal story. I’m not a musician and I’m not deaf,” Zilbalodis added. “But just like the main character I’ve been in situations in which I’ve been frustrated by the difficulty of communication, both verbally and through art.”

When a trumpet player loses his hearing, he struggles to adapt to a new life at 6:13…






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