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The Lighthouse (2019)The Lighthouse (2019)

The Lighthouse (2019)

Impeccably-acted if not too weird of a movie

Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.8

movie

Canada, United States of America

English

Dark, Slow, Weird

2019

Robert Eggers

Kyla Nicolle, Logan Hawkes, Preston Hudson

109 min

Synopsis

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

Our Take

7.8
Bilal Zouheir

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe are the only two actors starring in this eccentric movie, and they deliver such grand performances that it feels like another actor would have been one too many.

They star as lighthouse keepers in the 19th century, left on an island to interact only with each other and their rock. It’s a fascinating premise of how these men, left on their own, deal with boredom, loneliness, and being annoyed with one another.

Incredible performances, an interesting aspect ratio, and perhaps excessive weirdness, make this movie unforgettable.

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orbantamas

A masterpiece. It is recorded in 4:3 aspect ratio, but it is so immerse that you question if you are at home or on a rock in the middle of nothing.

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