I SAW THE LIGHT is a biography film written and directed by Marc Abraham (Flash of Genius), based on the book Hank Williams: The Biography by Colin Escott, George Merritt, and William (Bill) MacEwen, and starring Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams and Elizabeth Olsen as Audrey Williams. It was screened in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
The film tells the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams (Hiddleston), who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. It chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.
- via People