Robert Eggers


Writer, director, production designer, and costume designer. The Witch (2015), his feature film debut, won the Directing Award in U.S. Dramatic Competition at Sundance. It garnered two Independent Spirit Awards wins, for Best First Feature and Best First Screenplay. His second film, The Lighhouse (2019), was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes, where it premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight section.


Films by this director

The Lighthouse

(Canada, USA, 2019)

Directed by: Robert Eggers
PHOTOGRAPHY: Jarin Blaschke

After sending shivers down the spine of thrilled critics and viewers alike with his grisly debut The Witch (Sundance – Best Directing), director Robert Eggers returns with another mesmerising horror-fantasy. Taking place in late 19th century, the story follows two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on an eerie, remote island. Under the pressure of a crammed space, jealousy and tender nerves, the relationship between the two men breaks. Paranoia sets in, evolving into a...

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