The Lighthouse Analysis: Horror in Folklore

In this analysis, The Film Essay explains the symbols, metaphors, and meaning behind the film ‘The Lighthouse’ (2019, dir. Robert Eggers). This video is an analysis of the lighthouse, an ending explained the lighthouse, and a review of the lighthouse. The Film Essay breaks down the historical realism, Promethean symbolism, horror, and folklore of the film in their analysis of this modern masterpiece.

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