Is it possible that human beings can survive without food and fluid over many years and live on light alone? Are we confronted with quackery or with forgotten knowledge? In the Beginning There Was Light follows the phenomenon which only a few in our Western world are aware of, as the topic has been either ignored or ridiculed by the media.
The picture deals with human beings who allegedly can survive without food and fluid, over weeks, years and even decades. Most people would spontaneously say that this just cannot be. It’s impossible! But based on certified reports of personal experiences, interviews and scientifically documented laboratory experiments, the picture follows the phenomenon of "living on light,” aka "breatharianism,” around the globe. Director P.A. Straubinger conducted ten years of research traveling the world on the controversial topic.