Robert Eggers‘ The Lighthouse could’ve easily been perceived a classic film from about a century ago. It isn’t just disturbingly strange and undeniably tense, this original fantasy gothic horror also has some pitch-black comedy blended in. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before – and that in 2020?
Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. What was supposed to be a four week stay, turns into something more surreal when time and space isn’t exactly what it seems anymore, and Thomas Howard (Robert Pattinson) and Thomas Wake (Willem Dafoe) flirt with insanity and all kinds of mythical sea creatures. Or are they?
The mysteries pile up while a fog horn can be heard all over the island. But while Howard is rather new to the job, Wake isn’t exactly telling him…
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