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The Lightkeepers (2009)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  19 March 2010 (USA)
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Set in the year 1912 on Cape Cod, a lighthouse keeper who has disavowed any association with females, must deal with the appearance of two attractive women who move into a nearby cottage for the summer.



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Set in the year 1912 on Cape Cod, a lighthouse keeper who has disavowed any association with females, must deal with the appearance of two attractive women who move into a nearby cottage for the summer.

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Rated PG for some mild thematic elements, brief language and smoking


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19 March 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I guardiani del faro  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Julie Harris's final film. See more »


The Light Keeper
Written by Jonathan Edwards
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The Lightkeepers
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This film is the kind of movie you wish you could see all the time. It was sweet, a bit slow but not obnoxiously so and well acted. Richard Dreyfuss is one of my favorites and he is perfectly curmudgeonly in this movie. Tom Wisdom is delightful and Blythe Danner was gorgeous! Mamie Gummer's face kept taunting me until I looked her up and discovered she is Meryl Streep's daughter. She was very understated in the film and is quite a good actress. There was mystery in the film, which was not what I expected. It reminded me of the old British comedy of manners films where there is misdirection and mistaken identities. It was a fun movie to watch and I would recommend it to anyone who likes films that are thoughtful and amusing. I just loved it!

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