I Saw The Light (2016)
Friday 2nd September 2016
Tom Hiddleston (Thor & The Avengers franchises, The Night Manager) gives a critically-acclaimed performance as the iconic, tormented singer-songwriter Hank Williams in Sony Pictures Classics' and RatPac Entertainment's I Saw The Light, available on DVD and Digital HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on 12th September 2016.
Williams revolutionised country music with his raw charisma, haunting voice and original songs, creating one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. I Saw The Light, written and directed by Marc Abraham, chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life, leading to his untimely death at age 29. The film also stars Elizabeth Olsen (Avengers: Age of Ultron) as William's first wife Audrey, Cherry Jones (24), Bradley Whitford (The West Wing), Maddie Hasson (Twisted), Wrenn Schmidt (Boardwalk Empire) and David Krumholtz (This Is The End).
Bonus features on the I Saw The Light DVD and Digital HD releases include two featurettes. Fans can go behind-the-scenes to explore the making of this intimate and gripping portrait of a musical icon in Illuminating A Legend: Inside I Saw The Light, while in Talking Hank, Hiddleston and multi-Grammy winner, member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and musical director Rodney Crowell sit down with Peter Cooper from The Country Music Hall of Fame to discuss Hank Williams, his music and how Tom prepared to portray the musical visionary. Also included is commentary with director Marc Abraham.
I Saw The Light is the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams (Tom Hiddleston), 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. Also starring Elizabeth Olsen, Cherry Jones, Bradley Whitford, Maddie Hasson, and Wrenn Schmidt.
Written and Directed by Marc Abraham and based on the book Hank Williams: The Biography by Colin Escott with George Merritt and William MacEwen, I Saw The Light was produced by Brett Ratner, Aaron L. Gilbert, Marc Abraham and G. Marq Roswell; with Patty Long, Jason Cloth, John Raymonds and James Packer serving as executive producers.
- Illuminating A Legend: Inside I Saw The Light featurette
- Talking Hank featurette
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.