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For our third mini season of World cinema we are pleased to present three newly released films by Welsh filmmakers.
Based on one of the most infamous cases in Welsh maritime history, The Lighthouse follows Thomas Howell and Thomas Griffith’s disastrous posting to Smalls Island Lighthouse in 1801.
Surrounded only by the Irish Sea, they’re left to ‘keep the light’ 25 miles from the land. But when a freak storm hits, the men are stranded for months before any relief can be sent to them. They gradually succumb to their tiny living quarters, spending their time drinking and arguing, pushing each other’s psyche to the limit.
Directed by Chris Crow, this stark psychological thriller is a tale of death, madness and isolation, following a desolate trip into the heart of human darkness.
Director: Chris Crow
Cast: Michael Jibson, Mark Lewis Jones
Run time: 102 mins
Future films in this season:
*The Library Suicides/ Y Llyfrgell (Welsh language with English subtitles) *
Wednesday 21st September 7:30pm
Just Jim (English Language)
Wednesday 19th October 7:30pm
This season of films is courtesy of Soda Pictures
***"This project is supported by Film Hub North West Central and Ffilm Cymru, proud to be members of the BFI Film Audience Network" ★★★
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