Let There Be Light Reviews

January 5, 2015
The film becomes a moving document of the social and psychological tensions that reach the surface of American life in war.
May 24, 2012
April 21, 2017
The film was suppressed by the military brass. Not because it was inaccurate or insensitive, mind you, but because the portrait was too frank and too sensitive. And maybe for other reasons.
February 4, 2016
Clearly, the breadth of Huston's Army Signal Corps films show a Blakian passage from innocence to experience, unquestioning jingoism to a recognition of war horrors. [Blu-ray]
January 20, 2016
John Huston's war documentaries are an essential document of World War II's harsh reality, and despite the poor quality of the A/V transfers, Olive Films is doing a public service by collecting them on home video.
August 17, 2007
Had the film not been banned by the Army, it probably would've been forgotten almost immediately.
October 25, 2004
Director-writer John Huston crafted this once banned study of the emotional toll of war.