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The Lightkeepers is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Daniel Adams, and stars Richard Dreyfuss, Blythe Danner, Bruce Dern, Mamie Gummer, Tom Wisdom and Julie Harris in her final film role. Zana Messia wrote the film's theme song.[1]

The Lightkeepers
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Directed byDaniel Adams
Written byDaniel Adams
CinematographyTom Jewett
Edited byDean Goodhill
Release date
  • December 18, 2009 (2009-12-18)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$32,307

In a two-week period beginning on Christmas 2009, the film earned $32,307 on a single screen.[1]


The film is set on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in 1912 and follows the story of two lighthouse attendants, one young and one old, who swear to abstain from women, until two women arrive for their summer vacation.[1]

It is based upon The Woman Haters: A Yarn of Eastboro Twin-Lights (1911) by Joseph C. Lincoln.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Cape sees the 'Light'". Boston Herald. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  2. ^ "The Woman-haters, by Joseph C. Lincoln". Retrieved 2013-11-26.

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