Lobster, The

a cult following around the world, makes a practically effortless transition to the big leagues with his latest, the hilarious and haunting surreal parable The Lobster.
-Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter
The Lobster is elegant and eccentric in Lanthimos’s familiar style
-Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Yorgos Lanthimos' first English-language feature is a wickedly funny, unexpectedly moving satire of couple-fixated society.
-Guy Lodge, Variety

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.

Release Date

Friday, March 25, 2016
Original Languages: English
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Running Time: 118 min
Year: 2014
Status: Completed

CREDITS

CAST
Colin Farrell
John C. Reilly
Rachel Weisz
DIRECTED BY
Yorgos Lanthimos

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Short Sighted Women ( Rachel Weisz) and David (Colin Farrell) in a scene from the film THE LOBSTER by Director Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Nosebleed Woman (Jessica Barden) and David (Colin Farrell) in a scene from THE LOBSTER by Director Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Lisping Man (John C. Reilly), Limping Man (Ben Whishaw ), and David (ColinFarrell) in a scene from the film THE LOBSTER by Director Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Short Sighted Women (Rachel Weisz) in the film THE LOBSTER directed by YorgosLanthimos. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
David (Colin Farrell), Limping Man (Ben Whishaw), and Lisping Man (John C. Reilly) in scene from the film THE LOBSTER by Director Yorgos Lanthimos.Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Short Sighted Women (Rachel Weisz) and David (Colin Farrell) in a scene from the film THE LOBSTER by Director Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Short Sighted Women (Rachel Weisz) and David (Colin Farrell) in a scene from the film THE LOBSTER by Director Yorgos Lanthimos
Director Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.