All the Light in the Sky

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All the Light in the Sky
All The Light in The Sky Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Joe Swanberg
Produced by
  • Joe Swanberg
  • Adam Donaghey
Written by
Starring
Music by Orange Mighty Trio
Cinematography Joe Swanberg
Edited by Joe Swanberg
Production
company
Swanberry Productions
Distributed by Factory25
Release date
  • November 3, 2012 (2012-11-03) (AFI)
  • December 20, 2013 (2013-12-20) (United States)
Running time
79 minutes
Language English

All the Light in the Sky is an American drama film directed, photographed and edited by Joe Swanberg. It was written by Swanberg and Jane Adams, who also stars the film, along with Sophia Takal, Kent Osborne, Lawrence Michael Levine, Larry Fessenden, and Lindsay Burdge. The film had its world premiere at the AFI on November 3, 2012.[1] The film was released on video on demand on December 3, 2013, before being released in a limited release on December 20, 2013, by Factory25.[2]

Plot[edit]

The film follows Marie (Jane Adams), an actress struggling with the prospect of aging, which becomes all the more apparent when her 25-year-old, aspiring actress niece Faye (Sophia Takal) arrives for a weekend stay.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Director Joe Swanberg served as the film's cinematographer and editor.[3]

Release[edit]

The film had its world premiere on November 3, 2012, at the AFI Film Festival.[4] In November 2013, it was announced Factory25 had acquired distribution rights to the film.[5] It was released on video on demand on December 3, 2013, prior to a limited release on December 20, 2013.[6]

Reception[edit]

All the Light in the Sky has been positively received by critics. The film holds a 78% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[7] Andrew Barker, writing for Variety, wrote that the film delivered "clever pacing, solid technique and a deeply soulful lead performance from co-scripter Jane Adams".[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://afifest.afi.com/sections/ALL-THE-LIGHT-IN-THE-SKY
  2. ^ Yamato, Jen (November 13, 2013). "Joe Swanberg’s ‘All The Light In The Sky’ Shines With Factory 25". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  3. ^ "All The Light In The Sky is another of Joe Swanberg’s “small” movies". The A.V. Club. December 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ "AFI FEST". AFI. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ Yamato, Jen (November 13, 2013). "Joe Swanberg’s ‘All The Light In The Sky’ Shines With Factory 25". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  6. ^ Yamato, Jen (November 13, 2013). "Joe Swanberg’s ‘All The Light In The Sky’ Shines With Factory 25". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  7. ^ "All The Light In The Sky". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 3, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Review: ‘All the Light in the Sky’". Variety. November 6, 2012. 

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