I Saw the Light Movie

I Saw the Light movie poster

Chronicles William's meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.

Who's Involved:

Maddie Hasson, Marc Abraham, Josh Pais, Wrenn Schmidt, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Hiddleston, Brett Ratner, David Krumholtz, James Packer, James DuMont

Release Date:

Friday, March 25, 2016 (Limited)

some language and brief sexuality/nudity

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.

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Who stars in I Saw the Light: Cast List

... Hank Williams

"The Avengers" , "Thor: The Dark World"  

"Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" , "Avengers: Infinity War"  

... Billie Jean

"Malignant" , "We Summon the Darkness"  

... Bobbie Jett

"The Good Catholic" , "Preservation"  

... James Dolan

"This is the End" , "Hail, Caesar!"  

... WB Nowlin

"Catch Hell" , "Roe v. Wade"  

... Dore Schary

"The Mimic" , "Joker"  

Who's making I Saw the Light: Crew List

A look at the I Saw the Light behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Marc Abraham last directed Flash of Genius. The film's writer Marc Abraham last wrote Untitled Hank Williams Project.


Marc Abraham


Brett Ratner

Production Company

RatPac Entertainment

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Production: What we know about I Saw the Light?

Key Facts

  1. Notable director of photography Dante Spinotti was the cinematographer for the film.
  2. Filmmakers have cooperation with the Hank Williams estate that gives the production use of his recordings.
  3. Film about country western legend, Hank Williams.

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. October 2014: The film was in Production status.
  3. Now filming in Louisiana.

I Saw the Light Release Date: When was the film released?

I Saw the Light was released in 2016 on Friday, March 25, 2016 (Limited release). There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and Baskin.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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