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The Lobster

Cast

Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Lťa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw View All


Crew

Yorgos Lanthimos (Screenplay), Yorgos Lanthimos (Director), Efthymis Filippou (Screenplay) View All

Release: Jul. 10th, 2015
Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
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Takoma11
The overall look of the film is very good, with the crispness and beige of the "civilized" city standing in contrast to the grit and color of the forest where transformed singles roam as pigs, dogs, and camels.
Iroquois
Relationship compatibility in the world of The Lobster seems to be entirely determined by individuals sharing a single common characteristic, with some especially desperate people attempting to fake having the same distinguishing features as others in order to find a mate, thus taking existing roman....
Mahler
Another very good film by Yorgos Lanthimos (still far from the excellence of his 2011 movie "Alpeis"), who seems to have found his magic formula for telling good stories.


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