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Light of My Life (2019)

R | | Drama | 9 August 2019 (USA)
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Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond, and the character of humanity, is tested.

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Casey Affleck

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Casey Affleck
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Cast

Cast overview:
Anna Pniowsky ... Rag
Casey Affleck ... Dad
Tom Bower ... Tom
Elisabeth Moss ... Mom
Hrothgar Mathews ... Calvin
Timothy Webber ... Lemmy
Thelonius Serrell-Freed ... Young Man (as Monk Serrell Freed)
Jesse James Pierce ... Snow House Attacker #1 (as Jesse Pierce)
Tommy Clarke ... Snow House Attacker #2
Lloyd Cunningham ... Snow House Attacker #3
Kory Grim ... Tall Woods Man #1
Michael Ching Michael Ching ... Woods Man #2
Dee Jay Jackson ... Counter Man (as Deejay Jackson)
Patrick Keating ... Bearded Man at Camp
Sydnee Parker Anderson Sydnee Parker Anderson ... Toddler Rag
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Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond, and the character of humanity, is tested.

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Light of My Life See more »

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$44,364
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1.66 : 1
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Along with being the lead character, Casey Affleck also wrote the script and directed the film. See more »

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Characters, dialogs, cut, camera, sound - all great
13 August 2019 | by nathaliemutanenSee all my reviews

I am really impressed by this one. Even the fight scenes I liked as they reflect more reality than I've seen typically in other movies. The characters and dialogues are very intriguing, distinguished from other movies because of their deepness, directness, and honesty, and because of the many points made. This film does not ignore misogyny as others do and no woman is being objectified (not that there are many woman, in fact only one, aside from the daughter, but she is just a kid and the situation is explained well and makes a point as well). You can see Affleck made choices and sends out some necessary messages. Really interesting to listen and to watch. And sorry but anyone finding this boring (and it is not) hasn't understood or is just out there to be entertained by the usual bs we've been fed.


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