Shining a light on old times

Off camera, Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe barely spoke to each other while making The Lighthouse – a strange and darkly funny tale of two lighthouse keepers stranded in a storm and slowly driving each other mad.

This is because the actors were too exhausted to socialise at the end of each day’s filming on the ambitious production, a 34-day shoot in a cold, remote corner of Canada that doubles for 1890s New England.

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