Light of My Life

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In his evocative sophomore effort, set in a dystopian era when almost all the women have died of an unknown disease, Casey Affleck plays a father journeying through an oppressive landscape with his 11-year-old kid Rag; their only goal is to survive. Describing his highly contemplative and stark picture, in which he deftly interweaves several primary existential themes, the filmmaker states: “A parent wants to protect and teach a child, but a child wants to fend and learn for his or herself. In the world our film presents, where the threat to the child is so grave, this universal drama becomes a life or death decision.” MFF Karlovy Vary



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  • Original title
    Light of My Life
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Casey Affleck
  • Cast
    Casey Affleck, Anna Pniowsky, Elisabeth Moss
  • DOP
    Adam Arkapaw
  • Editing
    Dody Dorn, Christopher Tellefsen
  • Music
    Daniel Hart
  • Duration
    115 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • United States
  • Colour
    • Colour
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