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Light of My Life (2019)

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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 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 ... 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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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Second film Casey Affleck wrote, directed and starred in. The first being, I'm Still Here (2010). See more »

Goofs

In a time with limited availability of resources, roads would not be plowed of snow as seen throughout. See more »

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....If you've watched, "The Road" you may want to pass on this one.
12 August 2019 | by baleibySee all my reviews

TL;DR Version - The movie is predictable and very un original. The acting is good and had my heart pumping a few times. The people praising this movies Producer must be good friends or something because it's basically the movie, "The Road" with no key differences or added creativity.

I would have given this movie 4/10 stars but I'll briefly explain why I gave it a 6/10. The acting was decent and honestly it had my heart pumping at times.

However, the story line is super predictable and there really isn't any key differences in the plot if you've watched movies like, I am Legend, The book of Eli, and The Road. The Road especially because when I was watching this I had major dejavu thinking that I've seen this before. (Infact I basically have) If you've watched, "The Road" before viewing this, it's not really worth the 2 hrs of watching it. The reason I'm giving this movie a 6/10 is because if I had never seen the movies I've mentioned above this I would say it's a decent movie.

So, in conclusion I wish Hollywood would stop churning out all these post apocalyptic movies until they find a plot that hasnt been seen before.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,358, 11 August 2019

Gross USA:

$20,056

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$547,161
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