Based on M.L. Stedman’s 2012 best-selling novel of the same name, the film tells the the story of a couple, Tom Sherbourne (Fassbender) and Isabel Graysmark (Vikander), who marry and live on a small island. As their love flourishes, their happiness is marred by their inability to start a family. Wishing for a child of their own, one day a castaway baby washes ashore and Isabel believes her prayers have been answered, while Tom is torn between reporting the child and keeping her as their own.
The new clips show Fassbender is a charming light, making him seem like the perfect husband and father.
The first clip, titled “Birthday Present,” features Tom celebrating his birthday with his lovely wife and gorgeous daughter, who tells him to “make a wish” before he blows out the candles. The touching moment is elevated when he received a sweet birthday gift from the girl he raised as his own.
The second sneak peek sees the head-over-heels couple sharing some intimate and special moments together, including laying in bed and Isabel helping shave Tom’s mustache.
“The Light Between Oceans” will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and is among the most highly anticipated adaptations of the year. The film will be released in theaters on September 2.