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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

The Lighthouse

Fortnight 2019, Feature film, 1h50
World premiere

Synopsis

From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind the modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Director

Robert Eggers

Robert Eggers is a Brooklyn-based writer and director. Eggers got his professional start directing and designing experimental and classical theatre in New York City. The Witch, his feature film debut as writer and director, won the Directing Award in U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered to critical acclaim. It garnered two Independent Spirit Awards wins, for Best First Feature and Best First Screenplay.

Robert Pattinson
Willem Dafoe

screenplay
Robert Eggers, Max Eggers

photography
Jarin Blaschke

sound
Damian Volpe

production design
Craig Lathrop

editing
Louise Ford

music
Mark Korven

production
A24
31 West 27th Street
10001 New York – États-Unis
T : +1 646 568 6015
www.a24Films.com

New Regency
10201 W. Pico Blvd
90064 Los Angeles, CA – États-Unis
T: +1 310 369 8461
www.newregency.com

RT Features
Rua Joaquim Antunes, 177 – Sobreloja
Pinheiros
São Paulo – SP – Brésil
T: +55 11 3060 5700
www.rtfeatures.com.br

foreign sales
A24
31 West 27th Street
10001 New York – États-Unis
T : +1 646 568 6015
elise@a24films.com
www.a24Films.com

publicist
A24
Jaime Pannoff
jaime@a24films.com

Cannes projection

May 19
8h45
Théâtre Croisette

20h30
Théâtre Croisette

May 20
16h30
Cinéma Alexandre III

22h30
Cinéma Les Arcades / Salle 1

May 24
19h30
Théâtre Croisette

Press release

Robert Pattinson shines in sublime maritime nightmare /// The Guardian

un film d’horreur d’une radicalité folle /// Les Inrocks

a starkly-compelling Expressionist drama /// Screen Daily

Robert Pattinson brilliert im majestätischen Psychotrip /// MoviePilot

Robert Pattinson y Willem Dafoe viajan a la locura con “The lighthouse” /// La Vanguardia

The Lighthouse Might Be Even Trippier Than The Witch /// Vulture

aussi fascinant que réussi /// Konbini