Robert Pattinson Joins Willem Dafoe In TIFF Dark Drama ‘The Lighthouse’

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe go mad in the Toronto International Film Festival flick, “The Lighthouse”.

In a brand-new look at the dark drama, RPattz and Dafoe star as two lighthouse keepers trying to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. The film, directed by Robert Eggers, was completely shot in black and white.

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This is Eggers’ first project since 2016’s “The Witch”, which followed a similarly dark storyline.

“However much I love Robert [Eggers], there was a point where I did five takes walking across the beach,” Pattinson said about filming. “And after a while I was like, ‘What the f**k is going on? I feel like you’re just spraying a fire hose in my face.’ And he was like, ‘I AM spraying a fire hose in your face.’ It was like some kind of torture. It definitely creates an interesting energy.”

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“The Lighthouse” premieres at TIFF before a wider release on October 18.

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