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The Lobster (2016)

The Story

David, a man who has just been dumped by his wife, lives in a society where single people have 45 days to find true love, or else they are turned into the animal of their choice and released into the woods. David is kept at the mysterious HOTEL while he searches for a new partner, and after several romantic misadventures decides to make a daring escape to abandon this world. He ultimately joins up with a rebel faction known as The Loners, a group founded on a complete rejection of romance. But once there David meets an enigmatic stranger who stirs up unexpected and strong feelings within him.

The Deets

Rating: R
Runtime: 1h 59m
Genre: absurdist, black comedy, drama, romance, fantasy, sci-fi
Original Language: English, French, Greek
Release Date (theaters): June 3, 2016, Wide

Main Cast

Colin Farrell as David
Rachel Weisz as Short Sighted Woman, The Narrator
Léa Seydoux as Loner Leader
Ariane Labed as The Maid
Ben Whishaw as John, Limping Man
Angeliki Papoulia as Heartless Woman
John C. Reilly as Robert, Lisping Man
Jessica Barden as Nosebleed Woman
Olivia Colman as Hotel Manager

Production & Crew

Distributor: A24
Production Co: Element Pictures, Scarlet Films
Director(s): Yorgos Lanthimos
Producer(s): Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey, Yorgos Lanthimos
Writer(s): Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Cinematography: Pawel Pogorzelski
Music: Bobby Krlic
Editor: Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Sarah Blenkinsop
Hair/Makeup Leads: Eileen Buggy 

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