Couple (Michael Fassbender, Wikander), who lives in Australia, the child discovers a beacon on the ship along with the dead body. They decided to create the child, the choice that leads to disastrous consequences.
In the years of World War I, Tom Sherbourne, a former soldier was still numb from his years in combat, he accepts a job as a lighthouse. Because the only inhabitant of the island, finds solace in the monotony and loneliness of the tasks of their surroundings. When you find the girl’s school principal, Isabelle Graysmark in the city Partageuse location on the continent, Tom charm only her beauty, intelligence and passion, and then they got married and lived on the island. As their love blossoms, he begins to feel again, ruining their happiness only by its inability to start a family, so line up a man and a girl died mysteriously washed ashore, thought Isabel, perhaps, their prayers were answered, finally. As a man of principles, Tom divided between reporting a missing child and an attractive woman you love, and against his better judgment as to allow Isabel raised the child as his, making choices with disastrous results.
The lighthouse keeper and his wife live on the coast of Western Australia raises a child rescue rowing free.