the Film is based on a novel by M. L.
Stedman and presents us Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender).
Tom comes home disillusioned and shaken up in the soul from first world war trenches.
All he wants is peace and quiet and privacy – and he really when he starts to work as a lighthouse keeper on the isolated island of Janus off the Australian west coast.
as the daughter of a family who has lost two sons in the war, she knows a lot about grief and makes it her mission to ”bring life” in the Blank.
Isabelle implores Tom to take care of the child as his own and not tell us what happened.