The Light Between Oceans
Directed by Derek Clanfrance. Performances by Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Florence Clery, Jack Thompson. Walt Disney Pictures, 2016. PG-13, 132 min. Drama / Romance
On a remote Australian island in the years following World War I, lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender) and his wife, Isabel (Alicia Vikander), discover a boat washed ashore carrying a dead man and a two-month old baby. Rescuing the infant, they make the decision to raise her as their own but the consequences of their choice prove to be devastating.