Richard Dreyfuss is a distinguished actor with a career built on numerous acting credits in films like Jaws, What About Bob? and the inspiring Mr. Holland’s Opus. In The Lightkeepers, he plays a crusty old keeper of a lighthouse whose life is turned upside-down when an old flame returns to stir up his emotions. This is a gentle, Hallmarkish movie that deals with the pain of loss and the ability to let go and forgive past hurts. The seaside setting gives it a raw beauty all its own, and those who enjoy Read the rest of this entry »
The 2009 film “The Lightkeepers” is based on the novel “The Woman-Haters” by Joseph C Lincoln. The book tells the story of a lighthouse keeper who claims to have sworn off women until two attractive ladies move into a cottage for the summer. The book is much like the 2009 film, as it features comedic twists and cases of mistaken identity.
The book and the film celebrate Cape Cod, and they are both comedies of errors. Lincoln describes his Read the rest of this entry »
It was announced on May 10, 2012 that director Daniel Adams had received a sentence of three years in prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud. The charges brought against the director carried a collective 32 years of possible prison time. Adams had already spent time in jail after being unable to make bail.
The saga began during late 2011 when Adams was charged with purposely reporting highly inflated costs on two of his movies in order to receive tax credits. During April of 2012, Adams changed his plea from not-guilty to guilty.
Richard Dreyfuss is an American actor who was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1947. He is one of the most prolific actors of his generation, having appeared in over 100 films and television programs, in addition to The Lightkeepers, in his almost 60-year career. Dreyfuss played in a number of smaller television roles before the 1970s began to see the rise of his great career. Dreyfuss in plenty of movies on TV and you can see them with television from DirectStarTV.com.
He first gained fame in the movies Dillinger, American Graffiti and The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz. Dillinger is a 1973 movie about American gangster John Dillinger’s rise to become Public Enemy Number One and the friends and enemies he made along the tumultuous ride. Dreyfuss plays Baby Face Nelson, a young gangster who joins up along the way. American Graffiti ,also released in 1973, is a movie about two young men and the wild night they have before leaving for college the next morning. Dreyfuss plays the role of Curt, and Ron Howard portrays his best pal, Steve. 1974 saw Dreyfuss play the titular role in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, a movie about the quick rise and inevitable fall of a young Jewish man in Montreal.
Later in the 1970s, Dreyfuss teamed up with Steven Speilberg to star in Jaws, a movie about a killer shark running rampant on a small fishing community and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, a film about a man’s obsession to prove that he has had an experience with an alien race. Dreyfuss’ starring in two of the biggest movies of the decade forever cemented his legacy as a top Hollywood actor. He rounded out his incredible decade by starring opposite Marsha Mason in The Goodbye Girl. His spot-on portrayal of a struggling actor who takes in a single mother garnered him an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Dreyfuss has continued to star in memorable roles, including Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Tin Men, Stakeout, What About Bob, The American President, and Mr. Holland’s Opus, including his memorable part as Seth in The Lightkeepers. Dreyfuss was the narrator for the 1986 film Stand by Me.
“The Lightkeepers” is a film directed by Daniel Adams, and stars Richard Dreyfus and Blythe Danner. The movie is a romantic comedy that follows two lighthouse keepers who have sworn off women. Unfortunately, their resolve in this matter is tested when two lovely women move into a nearby cottage.
“The Lightkeepers” is filmed in historic locations in and around Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Mainly, the movie was filmed at the Race Point lighthouse. The lighthouse is near the historic Read the rest of this entry »
The Lightkeeprs, a 2009 film, is set in 1912 Cape Cod. The keeper of the local lighthouse has sworn off women, as does his assistant, after a traumatic and discouraging string of experiences. They are soon faced with a reminder of the softer sex as two women move into a nearby cottage to spend their summer vacation and begin interacting with the swarthy crew of the lighthouse.
The film touches on cultural events of the era, as well as explores the human psyche. The film was directed and written by Daniel Adams, director of Religion, Inc. The movie stared Read the rest of this entry »
What viewers will find different about this movie is that it revolves around two different generations of men and women. There is the main character played by Richard Dreyfus who has the job of taking care of the lighthouse. A younger man enters into the story as someone who has amnesia. The two gradually become friends due to their avoidance of the female sex. This changes when two women come to the area on vacation. One is a young woman well traveled and educated, while the other Read the rest of this entry »
The comedy “The Lightkeepers” is a gentle, sweet film that is perfect for the whole family.
Richard Dreyfuss stars as an aging lighthouse keeper who falls in love with Blythe Danner, a women who has moved in to a cottage near the lighthouse. Dreyfuss’ character Seth has become set in his ways, as he and his buddy Bennie, played by Bruce Dern, have decided to swear off women for good after a series of bad relationships. Danner changes all that and turns Seth’s world Read the rest of this entry »
Period costumes can make or break the atmosphere of any production. In the film The Lightkeepers, early 20th century attire was displayed beautifully.
The movie takes place in 1912 in Cape Cod. Clothing from that time period reflected the Edwardian Era of design. Edwardian style refers to designs inspired by Queen Victoria’s son, Edward. By the time he had reached the throne in 1901, his influence on clothing was far reaching. His preference for luxury and beauty can be seen throughout the Edwardian Era. The Lightkeepers costumes stayed true to these designs.
The clothing and set designers had Read the rest of this entry »