Ella (Anna Paquin), now living with her father Alan (Ray Winstone) and newly sober having temporarily given up custody of her young daughters to her ex-husband Joseph (Youssef Kerkour) and his new partner Bethan (Pippa Bennett-Warner). She strikes up an unlikely friendship with a mysterious teenage boy (Luca Hogan) whose belief in her as a mother helps her rediscover her self-worth. The film is directed by Stephen Moyer was written by Rebecca Callard, based on her own stage play.
Phin Glynn and Axel Kuschevatzky are producing A Bit of Light through their Infinity Hill banner, alongside Moyer and Paquin with Isabelle Georgeaux producing through her production company Pont Neuf Productions. The project is an Infinity Hill and Pont Neuf Productions film, produced in association with Shorelight Pictures and Great Point Media.
Executive Producer’s include Anja Murmann and Sabine Schenk of Shorelight Pictures, Egor Noskov, Victor Glynn and Geoff Iles of GCB Films and Rebecca Callard, as well as Jim Reeve and Robert Halmi of Great Point and Cindy Teperman of Infinity Hill.
The film was packaged and financed by Janne Barklis and Jay Cohen of Gersh and ICM Partners. They co-rep the sale of the film.
Director Stephen Moyer
Written by Rebecca Callard
Cast Anna Paquin, Ray Winstone, Youssef Kerkour, Pippa Bennett-Warner