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The Lighthouse (2019)

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The hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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Robert Eggers
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Willem Dafoe ... Thomas Wake
Robert Pattinson ... Ephraim Winslow
Valeriia Karaman Valeriia Karaman ... Mermaid
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The hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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There is enchantment in the light.


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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, violence, disturbing images, and some language | See all certifications »

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English

Release Date:

18 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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The Lighthouse See more »

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Mono

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1.19 : 1
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Trivia

Central to the sound design is a bellowing foghorn, so sound designer Damian Volpe turned to J.J. Jamieson, a craftsman in Shetland, Scotland who makes YouTube tutorials on operating and maintaining foghorns, for recordings of a period-accurate foghorn. Using Jamieson's samples, Volpe manipulated the sound and created a foghorn that was ominous, memorable, and unique to the film. See more »

Quotes

Thomas Wake: Tell me, what's a timberman want with being a wicky?
Ephraim Winslow: Just looking to earn a living just like any man. Start anew.
Thomas Wake: On the run.
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Very well done
11 August 2019 | by jaye72See all my reviews

Well worth a watch, very well made. Never heard of it.. Glad I gave it a go


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