The Lighthouse Trailer Starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson

Earning rave reviews coming out of Cannes, Robert Eggers’ follow-up to The Witch looks to be another impressive cinematic gem albeit one that is probably even less accessible to mainstream viewers. The Lighthouse is a black-and-white psychodrama that revolves around two lighthouse keepers on a remote island at the turn of the 19th century. We are hearing that Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson deliver stunning performances and the movie itself has a gothic horror vibe while defying easy categorization. It seems a bit reminiscent of Ben Wheatley’s A Field in England, although perhaps with a little more focus. The Lighthouse hits select theatres on Oct. 18th; check out the first trailer below and see what you think.

  • Jameson

    I could not be more down for this!

  • Jonny Ashley

    Mmm reminds me of Obra Dinn a wee bit

  • 1138sw

    Man that looks awesome! Dafoe at his best! Academy award? And some cred to RP…working his acting chops! Looks promising for Batman!

  • Matt the Kiwi

    It doesn’t look like this pair are taking their job seriously…I predict shipwrecks.