Following his sterling work with Ryan Gosling with The Place Beyond the Pines and Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance returns to the harrowing tribulations of the desire for love.

M.L. Stedman’s debut novel, The Light Between Oceans, tells the story of a couple in a lighthouse who spy a small boat floating towards the island. Upon discovering a small baby alone in the boat they decide to rise it as their own, a decision which has dire consequences.

Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz lead the cast, and the film is set for release in the UK in January 2017.