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The Lighthouse

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  • Official Trailer
  • Trailer 2

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Cast

  • Robert Pattinson
  • Willem Dafoe

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This one is not an easy go. It is NOT a horror film. It is a psycho-sexual character study. . Dafoe and Pattinson are both amazing. The look of the film is like visual poetry. This is an art film surrounding a spiral of madness.

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If you're a big fan of Marvel/Disney/DC movies, don't see this.

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Metacritic

100
Jan 30, 2020

The Lighthouse stands as a monument to two titanic performances. Pattinson’s easy naturalism curdles into something unnerving and evil here, while Dafoe goes full German Expressionist villain with the biggest screen performance since Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood.

Tara Brady
The Irish Times
90
Oct 16, 2019

The Lighthouse is a ferocious battle of wills, a tour de force of cold, clammy suspense and a protracted descent into cabin-fever madness. It is also a gorgeous piece of film craft, a chance to savor the visual glories of a bygone era of cinematic artisanship.

Metacritic review by Justin Chang
Justin Chang
Los Angeles Times