Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander's 'The Light Between Oceans' Gets Release Date
The Light Between Oceans will open in theatres on September 2nd, Disney and Dreamworks have announced.
The drama, directed by Derek Cianfrance and starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, is based on the bestselling novel by M.L. Stedman. The film also stars Rachel Weisz.
Set on a remote island off the coast of Western Australia, the film takes place in the years after World War I, and tells the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife facing complex moral questions when a dead man and a live baby wash up on shore. When they decide to raise the child as their own, the consequences are devastating.
The film was shot in 2014, and will be released via Disney's Touchstone label despite DreamWorks recently signing a new distribution deal with Universal.