Light From Light

United States / 2019 / 82 minutes / NR

Gifted with sometimes-prophetic dreams and a lifelong interest in the paranormal, Sheila (Marin Ireland) is asked to investigate a potential haunting at a Tennessee farmhouse. It’s there she meets Richard (Jim Gaffigan), a recent widower who believes his wife may still be with him. The investigation that ensues — which eventually pulls in Shelia’s son, Owen and his classmate Lucy — forces them to confront the mysteries of their own lives.


Featuring original music by Adam Granduciel and Jon Natchez of The War on Drugs.

  • Director

    Paul Harrill

  • Producer

    Elisabeth Moss
    Theresa Steele
    Kelly Williams
    James M. Johnston
    Tim Headington
    Toby Halbrooks

  • Cast

    Marin Ireland
    Jim Gaffigan
    Josh Wiggins
    Atheena Frizzell
    David Cale

  • "A movie of great intimacy and mystery, Light From Light is a remarkable achievement."

    — C. Mason Wells, Film Comment
  • "An unconventional ghost story… made all the more transfixing by its defining delicacy and understatement."

    — David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
  • “One of the best movies from Sundance 2019. An intimate gem. Ireland and Gaffigan are excellent.”

    — Esther Zuckerman, Thrillist
  • "Deeply moving. An experience rich with atmosphere and humanity."

    — Jordan Raup, The Film Stage
  • "A gem. Boasts a rare, quiet honesty, and a lead performance from Marin Ireland that’ll haunt you for days."

    — Elizabeth Weitzman, The Wrap