Sutton was satisfied, and settled back into position, headphones on, to start a scene in which her character, Marie-Laure, is listening to the radio way past her bedtime.
“The most important light is the light you cannot see,” she says.
Sutton, cast as the young Marie-Laure in “All the Light We Cannot See,” Netflix’s four-episode adaptation of Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, is blind.
The actress playing the character 10 years later, Aria Mia Loberti, is also blind.
But this production was the first time that blind lead characters in a major television show were being played by actors who were themselves blind, and the attention that went into accommodating those actors, and making the show as true as possible to the experiences of people who are blind, was significant.
Nell Sutton, Shawn Levy, ” Levy, Sutton, Marie, Laure, Mark Ruffalo, ”, Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer, Aria Mia Loberti, strode