OK, it’s important to point out that we’re not entirely sure what’s going on in the trailer. Not only does it have loads of thick accents and slang, but the cinematography is also really, really dark.
What we do know is The Lighthouse takes place in the 1890s. Pattinson and Dafoe play two lighthouse keepers, who are assigned to a mysterious New England island, where they’re faced with a series of strange events.
No, really. The teaser shows a montage of scenes featuring a squid strangling Pattinson, a mysterious sea creature swimming away, water bursting through the window and the keepers uncovering secrets that were supposed to stay buried.
“How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks? Two days? Help me to recollect,” Dafoe asks Pattinson.
Although The Lighthouse premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, it will hit theaters on October 18.
Ready or not, here it comes…