The Wake of Light is a romantic drama about a young woman slowly losing hope while caring for her elderly father and their broken down farm who meets a charismatic young man on a cross country road trip, who falls for her and asks her to come with him. Now she's got a choice to make...
SCENE 1 - THE THESIS
With the mounting pressure of her life, Mary makes a plea to God, that if he is real, to show her how to find him.
SCENE 2 - MARY'S CIRCUMSTANCES
Mary is the only daughter of her widowed father, who not only doesn't speak, but needs her constant help to keep up with his deteriorating health and farm.
SCENE 3 - MARY MEETS COLE
On a break from gathering empty bottles in town, Mary meets a happy-go-lucky young man passing through Mary's small town on a cross-country road trip.
SCENE 4 - COLE MEETS MARY'S FATHER
Mary invites Cole back to the farm to help fix the rabbit feeder but Cole manages to invite himself to dinner, where Mary is forced to introduce her to her father.
SCENE 5 - COLE KISSES MARY
After meeting Mary's father and seeing the responsibility she bares in caring for him, Cole attempts to kiss Mary.
Mary apologizes for abruptly asking Cole to leave after the kiss but invites him on a walk the next day to see her favorite place.
SCENE 8 - COLE DROPS A BOMB
Cole drops a bomb and confesses to Mary that he has a son.
SCENE 7 - A DAY TOGETHER
Mary and Cole spend the day together and their relationship blossoms though Mary's responsibility to her father is ever-present.
SCENE 9 - MARY'S BIGGEST FEAR
Mary returns from her day with Cole to find her father has rejected her.
SCENE 10 - MARY'S FATHER CONFESSES
Mary's father confesses something for the first time in 20 years.
SCENE 9 - COLE COMES CLEAN
Cole confesses to Mary that he realizes his care-free lifestyle has simply been a distraction from confronting his responsibility as a father and that he's come to a conclusion about what he wants.
SCENE 10 - THE RESOLUTION
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ABOUT THE FILM
"What is this light that calls to me - this truth? If you are real show me how to find you."
Set in the rolling hills of Casper Creek, Colorado The Wake of Light is a poetic romantic drama about Mary (played by Rome Brooks), a young woman slowly losing her faith while grappling between a deep-felt responsibility in caring for her ailing father and their broken down farm and her newfound feelings for a charismatic young man (played by Matt Bush) passing through town on a cross country road trip to see the Grand Salt Flats in Utah, who falls for her. In confronting the heart-rending choice to leave her father and journey with Cole, Mary is forced to confront the real issue keeping her from having a life of her own.
The Wake of Light explores the desire to connect to life's deeper purpose, the mysterious call of nature and questions the true meaning of faith.
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