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The Light Between Oceans
The Light Between Oceans     A beautiful love story between a young
  man newly returned from the horrors
  of the Great War and a young woman he
  meets on his way to take up a position
  as a lighthouse keeper on an isolated
  island, a job that turns into a nightmare
  when they make a decision that is
  to have far-reaching consequences in
  The Light Between Oceans...”


DESCRIBED AS A BEAUTIFUL AND HEARTBREAKING reminder of the infinite power of love and the lengths that we go in order to protect it, The Light Between Oceans is a wonderful, at times tragic, story of former soldier Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender: 12 Years A Slave), who is recovering from his horrific experiences during World War I and is seeking solitude as a lighthouse keeper on a lonely island.

As he passes by the closest mainland he is introduced to attractive young Isabelle Graysmark (Alicia Vikander: The Danish Girl) and they have an instant connection. They have little time together, but it is enough for her to decide she wishes to marry him and spend her life with him on Janus Island off the remote coast of Western Australia as the lighthouse keeper's wife — the only woman allowed on the island.

The Light Between
Oceans is an elegant and
powerful love story
in which a young couple
who adore each other
make a good-faith
decision that makes their
happiness complete
but which, in time,
threatens to tear them
apart...”
Isabelle and Tom adore each other and create a perfect life for themselves, bringing in hens and goats and falling even deeper in love. But, following two personal tragedies, they see a small rowing boat being pounded by the sea and when Tom pulls it ashore he discovers a dead man and a bonny baby.

Desperate for a child after suffering disappointments, Isabelle convinces Tom to keep the child and bring her up as their own, calling her Lucy — believing her to be an orphan and little realising that there is another tragic story around the event that will cause them to regret their actions.

They give Lucy a life of love and happiness, but their lives begin to unravel when Tom sees a sad young woman (Rachel Weisz) at a grave in the churchyard. Their decision to keep the child will test them to the brink of madness; resulting in an injustice that threatens to drive Isabelle and Tom apart forever.

Based on the bestselling novel by M L Stedman and from acclaimed director Derek Cianfrance (The Place Beyond The Pines), The Light Between Oceans is an elegant and powerful love story in which a young couple who adore each other make a good-faith decision that makes their happiness complete but which, in time, threatens to tear them apart.

The Light Between Oceans also features: Rachel Weisz as Hannah Roennfeldt; Bryan Brown as Septimus Potts; Jack Thompson as Ralph; Garry McDonald as Bill Graysmark; Jane Menelaus as Violet Graysmark; Leon Ford as Franz Roennfeldt; Florence Clery as Lucy-Grace; and Thomas Unger as Bluey Smart.

The atmospheric Music is Composed and Conducted by Alexandre Desplat; Costume Designer is Erin Benach; Produced by David Heyman, pga, and Jeffrey Clifford, pga; Based on the Novel by M L Stedman; Written for the Screen and Directed by Derek Cianfrance.

* Entertainment One (eOne) is pleased to announce the stunningly romantic The Light Between Oceans that releases on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK from 13 March 2017. Available to pre-order from Amazon and available digitally from 27 February 2017. Certificate: 12 | Running Time: 127 Minutes Approximately | Catalogue Number — DVD: EO52090D / Blu-ray: EO52091BR.

Extras: Audio Commentary with Director Derek Cianfrance and Film Studies Professor Phil Solomon | Lighthouse Keeper | Bringing The Light To Life.

"The Light Between Oceans is an elegant and powerful love story in which a young couple who adore each other make a good-faith decision that makes their happiness complete but which, in time, threatens to tear them apart. — Maggie Woods, MotorBar

"Heartbreakingly beautiful" — Porter

"A sweeping romantic epic" — Time Out

**** awarded by David Sexton, Evening Standard, The Mirror, The Independent, The Sun, and Camilla Long, The Sunday Times
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