The Lighthouse, the new film from director Robert Eggers, with roles for Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe is “more terrifying than horror,” says Eggers Monday against Deadline.
The black-and-white film, which the creators and characters after the premiere at the film Festival of Cannes, a standing ovation resulted, is about two men who live together in a lighthouse to manage.
The story is set at the end of the nineteenth century on a deserted island. If there is a storm begins to rage, the two men, the island is not deserted and they become gradually the sense of reality is lost.
Eggers, 2015 The Witch released, wanted more time with Pattinson and Dafoe work. “I had Robert for a role in a movie is offered, which ultimately did not proceed. He said then that he only was interested in strange roles. So that came good.”
Dafoe found The Witch very well, and sought contact with Eggers: “I love his approach. I didn’t have to think long when I the story of The Lighthouse las. Sometimes you come to realize that you are not suitable to a certain character to play, but when I Robert Eggers met, clicked immediately.”