The Light Between Oceans will be presented at the upcoming Venice Film Festival

Along with Toronto, Telluride and, increasingly, New York, Venice is one of the key launchpads for Oscar contenders; that means awards-watchers are already combing through this year’s line-up

One of the strongest contenders would seem to be Derek Cianfrance’s The Light Between Oceans, based on the novel by M.L. Stedman, with its gleamingly awards-friendly cast of Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz.

Discover here the full line-up!