Despite a few good moments here and there and a stunning performance by Gena Rowlands, LIGHT OF DAY is an anemic drama with little to say. Joe Rasnick (Fox) and his sister Patti (Joan Jett) are soft-rock musicians who play in a family bar. Joe and Patti live together with her small son,
always struggling to make ends meet. Patti is estranged from their mother (Rowlands), who cannot forgive her for having a son out of wedlock. To Joe, the band is an extension of his family; to Patti, it's a crusade to prove that rock 'n' roll is a lifestyle unto itself. Director-writer Paul
Schrader's story is visually static for the most part, the beginning and middle of the film d...