In the silent classic The Lighthouse Keepers, styles and emotions come crashing in like waves | Movie Review | Chicago Reader

In the silent classic The Lighthouse Keepers, styles and emotions come crashing in like waves 

Jean Gremilion directed this eclectic French tale of a lightouse keeper and his half-mad son.

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The Lighthouse Keepers

This Saturday, Music Box will screen Jean Grémillon's extraordinary silent feature The Lighthouse Keepers (1929) from a rare 35-millimeter print. Films by this inventive French director are hard to come by in this country, particularly the silent ones—only three of Grémillon's films,…

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