Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander play a couple facing tough choices in Derek Cianfrance’s upcoming “The Light Between Oceans,” based on ML Stedman’s novel. In WWI-era Australia, they’re Tom and Isabel Sherbourne, a pair of lighthouse keepers who are raising a baby they rescued from an adrift rowboat. Rachel Weisz co-stars.
Produced by Touchstone, DreamWorks and Participant, among others, the film is to be distributed by Disney. It was shot across several months in New Zealand, Australia and Tasmania.