I Saw the Light

I Saw the Light
  • 2015
  • US
  • 2h 4min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Marc Abraham
  • Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen
  • UK release: 6 May 2016

Biopic of country legend Hank Williams (Hiddleston), from his hasty marriage to no-nonsense wife Audrey (Olsen) through success to acrimonious partings and alcoholism. Visually intoxicating, and Hiddleston does a fine job with the songs, but when Audrey leaves the story much of the momentum and appeal goes with her. Less than compelling.

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Tom Hiddleston to play Hank Williams

13 Jun 2014

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Tom Hiddleston will play Hank Williams in a new biopic. The 'Avengers' actor will sing some of the country music legend's biggest hits, including 'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry' and 'Lovesick Blues' in 'I Saw the Light', which Mark Abraham will direct.

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