A twenty-something who is in the midst of the grieving process ends up joining her emotionally distant boyfriend and his friends from anthropology class on a trip to Sweden to observe a special pagan ritual for their university theses.
The Lighthouse takes place in the 19th century and focuses on two lighthouse keepers stranded on their lighthouse station for four weeks of doing such tedious and menial tasks, which eventually drives them completely insane.
Middle school is a time filled with awkward growing pains and moments of self-discovery, though many may try to repress those memories. Comedian-turned-director Bo Burnham encapsulates the essence of early adolescence in his debut feature film.
Saoirse Ronan dazzles the screen as a spunky and difficult senior in high school who hates her family dynamic, rebels against her religious schooling, and is infatuated by any boy who breathes in her proximity.