The Light Between Oceans
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips
The content of this page was created directly by users and has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
Visit our Parents Guide Help to learn more

Sexual activity is portrayed but justified by context, infrequent and without strong detail.

The film contains a sexual scene that depicts a woman undressing before a man before they are seen engaging in sex. The scene contains brief shots of the woman's bare breasts as well as depictions of sexual movements.

Set in post-World War I Australia, 'The Light between Oceans' is a drama that revolves around a lighthouse keeper and his wife who decide to informally adopt a baby girl they found on an adrift row boat. Years later, their blissful family life is threatened when they meet the child's mother by chance.

Official MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some sexual content

Official BBFC Rating: 12A (infrequent moderate sex)

Expected OFLC Rating: M

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some sexual content
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Canada:PG (British Columbia) / Canada:14A (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Chile:TE+7 (re-release) / Germany:12 / Hong Kong:IIA / Ireland:12A / Mexico:B / Netherlands:12 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:M18 / Singapore:PG (edited version) / South Korea:15 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:12 / UK:12A / USA:PG-13 (certificate #49987)

Related Links

Plot synopsis User reviews Plot keywords
FAQ Ratings Awards
External reviews Official site Main details