I Saw the Light


I Saw the Light
This musical biopic takes a look at the life of legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.

123 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Sex).
Biographical, Drama, Musical, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whitford, Cherry Jones, Maddie Hasson, Weenn Schmidt, David Krumholtz
Director
Marc Abraham
ScreenplayMarc Abraham, from the book by Colin Escott, George Merritt, William MacEwen
MusicAaron Zigman
CinematographySante Spinotti
EditingAlan Heim
Sound formats
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2015
Produced byBron Studios, RatPac Entertainment

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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
5
Smoking
5
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
0
Violence
2
Sex
4
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Michael O'Sullivan quote iconDirector leavers the viewer in the dark.
5
Die Burger
Carla Lewis-Balden quote iconDié een net vir aanhangers van country.
10
Cape Times
Jordan Mintzer quote iconUps and downs of a country star
10
Metacritic.com
35 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
122 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon I Saw the Light boasts a terrifically talented cast, but their performances aren&rquot;t enough to enliven an unfocused biopic that never comes close to capturing its subject&rquot;s timeless appeal.
4
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconStrong acting, great music in mature but predictable biopic.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
8 users
11
Rottentomatoes users
2857 users
10
Internet
888 Netizens quote iconIt&rquot;s more about Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen
12

Average .. 45%

9

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