Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are heartbroken parents in trailer for The Light Between Oceans

The couple float in a sea of sadness in the new film from the director of Blue Valentine

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Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander may have avoided showing off for the Kisscam at this year’s Bafta Awards, but in new movie The Light Between Oceans, we get to see the couple share plenty of frames.

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Based on the best-selling novel by ML Stedman, the actors star as Tom and Isabel, who stumble upon a boat carrying a dead man and a baby. They bring up the child as their own, and it has heart-wrenching consequences for all involved.

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The film, which also stars Rachel Weisz, has been adapted and directed by Derek Cianfrance, who was at the helm of Blue Valentine and Place Beyond The Pines.