The Light (film)

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The Light
Theatrical release poster
Directed byPhilippe Lioret
Produced byChristophe Rossignon
Written byPhilippe Lioret
Emmanuel Courcol
Christian Sinniger
StarringGrégori Derangère
Sandrine Bonnaire
Philippe Torreton
Émilie Dequenne
Music byNicola Piovani
CinematographyPatrick Blossier
Edited byMireille Leroy
Distributed byMars Films
Release date
  • 3 November 2004 (2004-11-03)
Running time
94 minutes
Budget$7.6 million
Box office$5.2 million[1]

The Light (French: L'Équipier) is a 2004 French film directed by Philippe Lioret and starring Sandrine Bonnaire, Émilie Dequenne, Grégori Derangère, and Philippe Torreton.


Following her mother's demise Camille returns to the isle which once was her home. She comes across the written memories of former lighthouse guard Antoine Cassendi. The unpublished book changes her life.


  • Sandrine Bonnaire as Mabé Le Guen
  • Philippe Torreton as Yvon Le Guen
  • Grégori Dérangère as Antoine Cassenti
  • Émilie Dequenne as Brigitte
  • Anne Consigny as Camille
  • Martine Sarcey as Jeanne
    • Nathalie Besançon as Younger Jeanne
  • Christophe Kourotchkine as Lebras
  • Jean Sénéjoux as Rémi
  • Thierry Lavat as Tinou
  • Éric Bonicatto as Jo
  • Béatrice Laout as Nicole
  • Frédéric Pellegeay as Théo
  • Bernard Mazzinghi as André
  • Nadia Barentin as Huberte
  • Blandine Pélissier as Christiane


Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
César Awards Best Actor Philippe Torreton Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Émilie Dequenne Nominated
Best Original Music Nicola Piovani Nominated


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