Set in Western Australian in the aftermath of World War I, The Light Between Oceans tells the story of Tom (Michael Fassbender), a former soldier who volunteers to become the new lighthouse keeper, and his wife Isabel (Alicia Vikander). Unable to have their own children, they take in a baby when she washes up on the shore at their remote home.

Wanting to start a new life, Tom and Isabel are excited by the chance arrival of this mysterious newborn, but when they find out about the child’s mother, the couple is divided about how to best to move forwards.

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