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  1. T-Cruise's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  2. Jørgen Lien's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  3. Maria Wilton's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  4. janice.hughes's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    Derek Cianfrance's minimalist film cast away in its secluded lighthouse setting off the coast of Australia has a fascinating plot about a foundlingbaby washed ashore in a boat. It is a tangled love story that is really pared back to a monochrome canvas compared to the complexities of Blue Valentine and The Place Benyon the Pines.

  5. Arthur Freitas's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    Cianfrance's departure from a Cassavetes emulation is a very welcome change, but THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS didn't bring with it the charming, degradating effects of love that both BLUE VALENTINE and THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES had so particularly. It's not charming, but is effective, I think.

  6. Charlie Boisvert's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    Si j’étais langue sale, je dirais « Un autre film où une femme pervertit un homme par son dérangeant désir d’avoir un enfant ». Mais, je ne le dirais pas.

  7. Madeleine Davis's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  8. Levi Miah's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    A technical tour-de-force from Cianfrance as usual, with cinematography, sound (crap score though) & editing hitting biblical levels. Fassbender begins & ends as a broken shell, trying "...to keep the light burning for whoever might need it". Vikander & Weisz do, considering the worst shit ever happens to them. You know that montage at the start of Up? It starts like that, but the sad part is the rest of the film.

  9. Daniel Roque's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    Although Alicia Vikander cries enough to fill two oceans and the persistent dilemma about birth/adoptive motherhood, it's a good film. Vikander and Fassbender might as well be in the front row for the next Brangelina couple, so keep your kids safe!

  10. smndvdcl's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    A rote moral dilemma concept is given greater gravitas by Cianfrance, Fassbender and Vikander who elevate the material beyond the sum of its parts.

  11. Sarah J.B.'s rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  12. Fabio Di Felice's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    Molto bello e delicato. Un drammone solido, che nel corso delle (tante) 2 ore e 15 cambia anche genere un paio di volte e si concede una parentesi ad alta tensione davvero interessante. All'inizio sembra quasi Shining, con quelle premesse, la puzza di malattia metnale e l'isolamento. Fassbender come al solito intensissimo, se recitasse l'Ave Maria convincerebbe pure me. La Vikander bravissima e dolcissima.

  13. Absentia's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  14. Nuno Marques's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  15. Kamran's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    Cianfrance attempts to channel Davie's classicism with this amicable but lacking fare on romance and hardship. 71/100 - Good.

  16. Mohammad Ebrahimian's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  17. João Portalegre's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    though not great, the setup (which makes up a lot of the runtime) has got a lot of good moments - I haven't felt a character's pain like this in a long time. when the plot kicks in, too much happens. nothing feels earned. the moral dilemma is too complex for what the film can handle. a lot of the scenes feel unnecessary. the ending is cheap. but the message is nice - it could just do without the melodrama.

  18. Zineu Simionato's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    this movie had a lot of potential, it's beautifully done and the casting is flawless. But at some point, when the plot of the movie really begins, it losts its way.

  19. Jake Davis's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    The cinematography was incredible.

  20. Louis Léonard's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

  21. David Sindmark Hörnfeldt's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    People of the world, we need to talk about Alicia Vikander. She's not good. Look at Rachel Weisz in this film. She has a single introductory scene which explains her character and you feel for her. Two hours of Vikander and I felt nothing, absolutely nothing. She's the villain of this movie.

  22. Dan's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    Yeah, it's beautiful and Vikander and Fassbender are really fucking good at that whole "acting" thing but it feels deeply silly when its story begins in earnest. I could've watched another hour on the island watching Fassbender rediscover his humanity and left genuinely confused by the fact that Derek Cianfrance lapsed into such melodrama. 2.5*

  23. Rafael Fonseca's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    "The Light"'s neatly stacked pile of ethical prodings never really collapse into the tragedy where it wants to go (it reaches its most beautiful moment using Tavener's Funeral Canticle, biting Malick) and aren't static enough for the melodrama where it wants to stay. So we remain in a limbo: but it is a very pretty, quaint, and engaging one: not hard to fall in love with Vikander's earnestness.

  24. Rui Salgado's rating of the film The Light Between Oceans

    3,5* Rushed start to get the story ready for the main plot, which really is an intense melodrama of love, guilt and sorrow. Great cast! A bit too long.

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