Writer/director Robert Eggers' previous film, The Witch, was a period piece set in colonial New England with a family of farmers who blame a witch for the disappearance of their baby. It's the kind of freaky maritime madness that earned raves when it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, where /Film reviewer Jason Gorber called it, "Perverse and preposterous, this brilliant film shines brightly, calling out with its haunting bellow to audiences fearless or foolhardy to plunge into the depths of this dastardly, primal tale". Watch the new The Lighthouse trailer below.
Willem Dafoe plays Thomas Wake, an experienced and aging lighthouse keeper, while Robert Pattinson plays Ephraim Winslow, a first-time lighthouse keeper with secrets of his own.
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While there isn't much clarity as to what exactly the film is about, the various lines from the critics that inundate the trailer does help in giving us some perspective. Sure, puritan religious life is fine, Eggers seemed to say, but have you ever tried living deliciously?
Produced once again by the folks at A24, "The Lighthouse" (an award victor at Cannes) opens on October 18. By all accounts it's a masterpiece of a film according to those who have seen it at several film festivals already.