THE LOBSTER

By Yorgos LANTHIMOS

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Comedy - Completed 2015

An unconventional love story set in a dystopian near future where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and transferred to The Hotel.

Festivals
& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2015
Competition Prix du Jury
Toronto - TIFF 2015
Special Presentations
Sundance Film Festival 2016
Spotlight
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • IRELAND, UNITED KINGDOM, FRANCE, GREECE, NETHERLANDS
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 119 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yorgos LANTHIMOS
    • Writer(s)
    • Efthimis FILIPPOU, Yorgos LANTHIMOS
    • Producer(s)
    • Lee MAGIDAY, Ed GUINEY, Ceci DEMPSEY
    • Synopsis
    • A love story set in the near future where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. A desperate Man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live and falls in love, although it is against their rules.
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