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The Lighthouse (2018)

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"A dark and disquieting journey into the heart of madness" (Starburst), the film, inspired by a terrifying true story, tells of two men trapped in an isolated lighthouse, surrounded by the deadly Irish sea, with both their minds ultimately pushed to the limits.

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Mark Lewis Jones
as Thomas Griffiths
Michael Jibson
as Thomas Howell
Stephen McDade
as Fisherman
Ian Virgo
as Company Man 1
Jason May
as Company Man 2
David Shillitoe
as Men In Mist
Gerald Tyler
as MacDonald
Greg Mothersdale
as Company Man 3
David Lloyd
as Men In Mist
Nick Pratt
as Sailors In Tavern
Jefon Lewis
as Sailors In Tavern
Ben Bennett
as Sailors In Tavern
Jordan Wallace
as Men In Mist
Dai Parsons
as Sailors In Tavern
Tim Holmes
as Sailors In Tavern
Fred Brooks
as Sailors In Tavern
Dave Constant
as Sailors In Tavern
Adrian Lloyd
as Sailors In Tavern
Adrian Lloyd Hughes
as Sailors In Tavern
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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

The high production values, excellent acting, and strong writing make this a cut above what is often accorded this sort of release pattern.

July 5, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Jones and Jibson (the latter of whom also worked on the script) play this material like an intimate theater piece, finding the finer nuances in their characters' simmering animosity.

July 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Crow and his two fine, Welsh-burred leads commit fully to the anguished, nerve-fraying cause, but their efforts can't conceal a certain thinness to the dramatic material...

July 5, 2018 | Full Review…
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Based on real-life events, The Lighthouse depicts its dramatic situations in credible and compelling fashion.

July 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Crow shows an ability to quickly right his ship anytime things start to take on too much water.

July 13, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The film shouldn't be billed as a thriller; as an engaging drama The Lighthouse is one of the best locked-room dramas that Britain has ever produced, and it works as an impressive showcase of the talents behind it.

July 13, 2018 | Full Review…

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