I Saw The Light is based on Colin Escott’s biography of Hank Williams, who died in 1953 at the age of 29. Williams is widely regarded as one of the great country music artists, having hits with Your Cheatin’ Heart, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry and Lovesick Blues amongst many.
Along withy Tom Hiddlestone (playing Williams) the film also stars Elizabeth Olsen, David Krumholtz, Bradley Whitford, Maddie Hasson, Cherry Jones, Josh Pais and Wrenn Schmidt. Directed by Marc Abraham who also wrote the screenplay.
The film opens in the UK on February 5 with a US release on March 25.