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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Light of My Life See more »

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1.66 : 1
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In September 2016, it was announced Casey Affleck would write, direct, and star in the film. See more »

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Light of My Life Review
9 August 2019 | by theorchestraSee all my reviews

Its a minimalistic drama with thriller elements and two amazing performances in Casey Affleck and Anna Pniowsky and its pretty great. The score is beautiful and it's used really well, the camera work feels very still and focused and the overall look and colour correction of the film is great.

In conclusion this movie set out to accomplish themes of fatherhood and paranoia that comes with it in a really realistic and honest way and i think it did a pretty good job in doing so even though its set in a very different world from ours.


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