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A Bit of Light

April 5, 2024
1hr 38min
Status: released

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A Bit of Light Movie Details:

Based onA Bit of Light by Rebecca Callard
Countries United States
United Kingdom
Language English
Release datesNovember 16, 2022 (Raindance)
April 5, 2024
Running time1hr 38min
StarringAnna Paquin
Ray Winstone
Pippa Bennett-Warner
Youssef Kerkour
Directed by Stephen Moyer
Screenplay byRebecca Callard
Produced byIsabelle Georgeaux
Phin Glynn
Axel Kuschevatzky
Stephen Moyer
Anna Paquin
Cinematography by Peter Allibone
Edited by Todd Sandler
Music byNathan Barr
Production CompaniesInfinity Hill
Great Point Media
ICM Partners
Pont Neuf Productions
Shorelight Pictures
Distributor Quiver Distribution

A Bit of Light Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Anna Paquin as Ella
  • Ray Winstone as Alan
  • Pippa Bennett-Warner as Bethan
  • Youssef Kerkour as Joseph
  • Rebecca Callard as Waitress
  • Tim Cullingworth-Hudson as Mike
  • Luca Hogan as Neil


Ella, at almost forty years old, is forced to move back in with her father and has given up custody of her young daughters to her ex-husband Joseph and his new partner Bethan, though she hopes this change won’t be permanent. Ella strikes up an unlikely friendship with a mysterious teenage boy whose belief in her as a mother helps her rediscover her self-worth.

About A Bit of LightMovie:

A Bit of Light is a drama film directed by Stephen Moyer and written by Rebecca Callard. It stars Anna Paquin, Ray Winstone, Pippa Bennett-Warner, and Youssef Kerkour. It is based on the stage play of the same by Callard.

In October 2021, it was reported that a drama film directed by Stephen Moyer and written by Rebecca Callard titled A Bit of Light, which had completed principal photography in the United Kingdom, with Anna Paquin and Ray Winstone cast in the lead roles as Ella and Alan, alongside Pippa Bennett-Warner as Bethan and Youssef Kerkour as Joseph.

A Bit of Light premiered at the 2022 Raindance Film Festival. It was released in the United States on April 5, 2024.