Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Visionary director Robert Eggers (The Witch) presents a darkly eerie journey into madness, starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.
As the wavering cry of the foghorn fills the air, taciturn former lumberjack Ephraim Winslow and grizzled keeper Thomas Wake set foot in a secluded, perpetually grey islet off the coast of late-19th-century New England.
What follows is four weeks of back-breaking work with only each other for company. As resentment builds and tensions rise, a violent storm renders them trapped. With feral hunger, manic isolation and horrible booze-addled visions, the stranglehold of insanity tightens. Is there an escape from the prison of the mind?