“I wrote this movie and made this movie before all of those things became part of the conversation,” said Affleck, who wrote, directed, and stars in Light. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Casey Affleck’s next film is set to premiere at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival. “I hope people keep their minds open and be responsible and measured in their reactions. With the exception of the daughter, Light also takes place in a “society without women where gender roles have to be renegotiated,” according to the movie’s description — a choice that stands out against the backdrop of the actor’s history with the MeToo movement. It’s not something I can control.”
Affleck was sued by two women who accused him of mistreatment on the set of his movie I Am Still Here, both of which he settled. A producer for Light of My Life told reporters at the press conference that, “I don’t think any of the people on this crew felt anything other than a real joy in being there.”
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Tags: It’s called Light of My Life, and it centers on a father and daughter holing up together while the end of the world unfolds.