The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 51min
  • Directed by: Robert Eggers
  • Cast: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Ephraim (Pattinson) and Tom (Dafoe) are two lighthouse keepers in 19th century Maine who find that the isolation is getting to them. A slow-burn psychological thriller with rich use of salty period language and unexpected shards of black comedy, filmed in shadowy monochrome: the result is somewhere between FW Murnau and Buster Keaton.

Read review

Performance times

Leeds Town Hall (0.0 miles)

The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AD
Add to favourites

Fri 15 Nov

  • 20:00

Reviews & features

The Lighthouse

28 May 20195 stars

Cannes 2019: Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe face off in a strikingly realised psychological thriller from Robert Eggers

Robert Eggers brought a spare, stark rigour to his feature debut The Witch that promised much for the future. He more than delivers on that promise with The Lighthouse, an oppressive, richly textured slow-burn of a psychological thriller, pitched…

Tell us more about this listing.