Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

John Huston captures the pain of emotionally disturbed soldiers coming home from World War II.

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Let There Be Light


Documentary59 Mins1946

Directed by renowned filmmaker John Huston, this documentary depicts the effects of war by focusing on American soldiers who are suffering from mental trauma after their tours of duty. The movie follows numerous hospitalized veterans as they receive psychiatric care for their various symptoms, which include depression, phobias and antisocial behavior. As the soldiers undergo treatment, many of them make progress and slowly begin to reclaim their lives.


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