The Light Between Oceans

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The Light Between Oceans

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 11 December - 17 December 2016

The Light Between Oceans, one of the most successful Australian novels of recent years. Produced by Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks and directed by Derek Cianfriance, the highly anticipated film stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weiss.

Tom is a World War I veteran who maintains a lighthouse off the shore of Australia with his wife Isabel, a woman desperate to have a baby. Her prayers are answered when an infant washes up on shore in a rowboat. Tom thinks they should notify the authorities but ultimately gives in to Isabel’s wish to keep the girl. Fate strikes again when the couple meet the child’s biological mother on the mainland. Now, Tom and Isabel must make a decision that will forever affect the lives of four people.

Classification: M – Mature themes and a sex scene
Distributor: Entertainment One

This film will be open captioned on 17 December. Audio description headsets are available to patrons for both screenings on 11 and 17 December, but must be booked prior to the screening.

Dates & Times:
Sunday 11 December 5pm
Saturday 17 December 2pm  – OPEN CAPTIONS


Michael Fassbender
Alicia Vikander
Rachel Weisz
Bryan Brown
Jack Thompson


Directed and Screenplay by
Derek Cianfrance

Produced by
David Heyman
Jeffrey Clifford

Based on The Light Between Oceans by
M. L. Stedman

Music by
Alexandre Desplat

Cinematography by
Adam Arkapaw

Edited by
Jim Helton
Ron Patane


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Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $12
Sidekicks Concession $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Child Under 16 $10

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00

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