The Lighthouse

Oct 18, 2019 R 1h 49m

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 7 # of Reviews: 5

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 7 # of Reviews: 5

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Director: Robert Eggers



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  • WHAT I LIKED: Max and Robert Eggers' 'The Lighthouse,' follows a wickie called Wake (Willem Dafoe) and his new assistant Winslow (Robert Pattinson) on a rock in the ocean to maintain a lighthouse. But though the premise is simple, the narrative is... Read the full review »
  • BarneyNuttall


    8 / 10
    The Lighthouse is an atmospheric movie. The plot can be summarised in one line, that being simply; two men are left alone and go mad. While the film arguably has more meat than that, it is an experience of a film. With the claustrophobic aspect ra... Read the full review »
  • The Lighthouse shines a mythologically surreal light of dread upon its sluggishly repetitious narrative. “Should pale death with treble dread - Make the ocean caves our bed. God who hear’st the surges roll - Deign to save our supplicant soul�... Read the full review »
  • ScreenZealots


    8 / 10
    “The Lighthouse” is a psychological nightmare of a film. This second feature from director Robert Eggers is a hypnotic, macabre, hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers who slowly succumb to the isolation-induced madness of a remote, myst... Read the full review »

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