The hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
There is enchantment in the light.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for sexual content, nudity, violence, disturbing images, and some language
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Did You Know?
Dafoe's accent is the jargon of Atlantic fishermen and sailors of the time, while Pattinson's character's lines are based off a very specific Maine farming dialect. Director/writer Robert Eggers was very precise about the actor's accents and line delivery. He would for example give instructions to "say this line 10 percent faster." See more
Tell me, what's a timberman want with being a wicky?
Just looking to earn a living just like any man. Start anew.
On the run.