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All the Light We Cannot See: everything to know about Netflix show

Find out about All the Light We Cannot See's release date, cast, plot and more


Nell Sutton as Young Marie-Laure and Mark Ruffalo as Daniel LeBlanc
Emmy Griffiths
TV & Film Editor
Updated: 4 October 2023
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All the Light We Cannot See is an exciting upcoming Netflix TV show – and we can't wait for it to land on the streaming platform. Adapted by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, the show is an adaptation of the hugely popular Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr, and is set to be a huge hit with fans and critics alike – but what is it all about? Find out here…

When is All the Light We Cannot See being released?

The new TV show will be released on 2 November 2023 – and the trailer looks seriously good. Check it out here…

WATCH: All the Light We Cannot See’s latest trailer looks amazing

What is All the Light We Cannot See about?

What is the WWII TV series about? The official synopsis reads: "[It follows the story of] Marie-Laure, a blind French girl and her father, Daniel LeBlanc, who flee German-occupied Paris with a legendary diamond to keep it from falling into the hands of the Nazis.

Aria Mia Loberti plays Marie-Laure i
Aria Mia Loberti plays Marie-Laure

"Relentlessly pursued by a cruel Gestapo officer who seeks to possess the stone for his own selfish means, Marie-Laure and Daniel soon find refuge in St. Malo, where they take up residence with a reclusive uncle who transmits clandestine radio broadcasts as part of the resistance. Yet here in this once-idyllic seaside city, Marie-Laure’s path also collides inexorably with the unlikeliest of kindred spirits.

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"Werner, a brilliant teenager enlisted by Hitler’s regime to track down illegal broadcasts, who instead shares a secret connection to Marie-Laure as well as her faith in humanity and the possibility of hope."

Louis Hofmann as Werner Pfennig in All the Light We Cannot See
Louis Hofmann as Werner Pfennig in All the Light We Cannot See

Who is in the All the Light We Cannot See cast?

The upcoming show stars the Incredible Hulk himself Mark Ruffalo as Daniel LeBlac, while Why Didn't They Ask Evans star Hugh Laurie plays Uncle Etienne. Meanwhile, Aria Mia Loberti and Nell Sutton portray the older and younger Marie-Laure respectively.  Meanwhile, Dark actor Louis Hofmann will play Werner. 

Hugh Laurie in All the Light We Cannot See
Hugh Laurie in All the Light We Cannot See

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