Light of My life (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes

Light of My life (2019)

TOMATOMETER

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: Its deliberate pace may test the patience, but viewers attuned to Light of My Life's sober wavelength will be rewarded with a thought-provoking chiller.

Light of My life Videos

Light of My life Photos

Movie Info

A girl (Anna Pniowsky) and her father (Casey Affleck) journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out nearly all the world's female population. As a father struggles to protect his daughter's innocence, shielding her from newfound dangers, their bond and the character of humanity is tested.

Watch it now

Cast

Jesse James Pierce
as Snow House Attacker 1
Lloyd Cunningham
as Snow House Attacker #3
Patrick Keating
as Bearded Man
View All

News & Interviews for Light of My life

Critic Reviews for Light of My life

All Critics (52) | Top Critics (13)

It's not a pretty picture he paints here. But it makes you want Affleck to keep picking up that brush.

August 15, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Though "Light of My Life" is a well-filmed and occasionally brutally effective piece of work, Affleck dilutes the power of the story with too many self-indulgent, patience-testing scenes.

August 14, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The pace sometimes drags, although I got drawn into the film's slow patient build.

August 9, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Another dour end-of-the-world epic that fails to live up to the sum of its parts.

August 9, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Bedtime stories and straightforward conversations on morality and death, including a poignant opening long take revisiting the biblical tale of Noah's ark, exhibit the screenplay's tremendous emotional depth and nuanced humanity.

August 8, 2019 | Full Review…

It's not original, but it is enlivened by some artful touches and two excellent performances.

August 8, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews

There are no featured reviews for Light of My life at this time.

Light of My life Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features