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The Lobster

An unconventional love story set in a dystopian world where singles are not entitled to a free existence. When David suddenly becomes a bachelor, he is taken to an isolated hotel where he has to find a suitable new partner within 45 days. If he succeeds he will be able to return back to the Village to be a couple together. But if he fails, he will be taken to a special room in the hotel where he is changed into an animal of his choice, like all the other guests who fail.... 


director Yorgos Lanthimosscript Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippourelease 2015length 118 min Englishproducers Element Pictures (IR)co producers Lemming Film (NL), Haut et Court (FR), Faliro House (GR), Limp (UK)main cast Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jason Clark, Ben Whishaw, Léa Seydouxdirector of photography Thimios Bakatakissound Dany van Spreuwelcasting Jina Jayproduction design Jacqueline Abrahamscostume design Sarah Blenkinsophair & make-up Lucy Browneeditor Yorgos Mavropsaridissound design Johnny Burnfinanciers & funds Irish Film Board, Netherlands Film Fund, BFI, Film4, Eurimages, Greek Film Centre, CNC, Canal+distributor De Filmfreak (BENELUX)worldsales Protagonist Pictures
Cannes Jury Prize Cannes Film Festival Best Supporting Actress British Independent Film Awards Best European Screenwriter and Best European Costume Designer European Film Awards Best Screenplay International Cinephile Society Awards Best European Co-Production Seville European Film Festival Best Original Music and Sound Design Ghent International Film Festival