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THE LOBSTER

Directed by : Yórgos LÁNTHIMOS

Year of production : 2015      Country : IRELAND, UNITEDKINGDOM, FRANCE, GREECE, NETHERLANDS

Length : 118 minutes

Jury Prize, 2015

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.

Credits

Yórgos LÁNTHIMOS - Director

Yórgos LÁNTHIMOS - Script / Dialogue

Thimios BAKATAKIS - Director of Photography

Yorgos MAVROPSARIDIS - Film Editor

Efthimis FILIPPOU - Script / Dialogue

Johnnie BURN - Sound

Casting

Colin FARRELL - David

Rachel WEISZ - Short-sighted woman

Jessica BARDEN - Nosebleed woman

Olivia COLMAN - Hotel manager

Ashley JENSEN - Biscuit woman

Ariane LABED - The maid

Angeliki PAPOULIA - Heartless woman

John C. REILLY - Lisping man

Léa SEYDOUX - Loner leader

Michael SMILEY - Loner swimmer

Ben WHISHAW - Limping man

Photos

film poster © DR

News

Audio files

Official15.05.15 . 00:00 AM

Press conference of "The Lobster"

Official24.05.15 . 00:00 AM

Awards Winners press conference - Jury Prize

Press news

Further information

Press area Programme

Contacts

Production

ELEMENT PICTURES - 21 Mespil Road Dublin 4 04 Dublin IRELAND - T: +353 1 6185032 - F: +3531664 3737 - victoria@elementpictures.ie - www.elementpictures.ie

ELEMENT PICTURES - 14 Newburgh Street, 3rd Floor W1F 7RT London UNITED KINGDOM - T: +44 (0)796 877 4607 - lee@elementpictures.ie

HAUT ET COURT - FRANCE

SCARLET FILMS - UNITED KINGDOM

FALIRO HOUSE PRODUCTIONS - GREECE

LEMMING FILM - NETHERLANDS

Distribution

HAUT ET COURT - T: +33 (0)1 55 31 27 27 - www.hautetcourt.com/ - marion.tharaud@hautetcourt.com

French press

MOONFLEET - T: +33(0)1 53 20 01 20 - www.moonfleet.fr - Jérôme JOUNEAUX - jerome-jouneaux@moonfleet.fr
Matthieu REY - Cédric LANDEMAINE

International press

PREMIER - T: +44 20 7292 8330 - www.premiercomms.com - Jonathan RUTTER - Jonathan.Rutter@premiercomms.com

International sales

PROTAGONIST PICTURES - vanessa@protagonistpictures.com

In Competition – Feature Films 2015

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