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The Lobster

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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.
Official Selection BFI London Film Festival 2015 - Gala Screening
http://www.lobsterfilm.co.uk

Details

Year
2015
Type of film
Features
Running Time
118 mins
Director
Yorgos Lanthimos
Producer
Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey, Yorgos Lanthimos
Co-Producer
Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Leontine Petit, Carole Scotta, Joost de Vries, Derk-Jan Warrink
Executive Producer
Andrew Lowe, Tessa Ross, Sam Lavender
Editor
Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Screenwriter
Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Director of Photography
Thimios Bakatakis
Production Designer
Jacqueline Abrahams
Sound
Johnnie Burn
Principal Cast
Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Ashley Jensen, Ariane Labed, Angeliki Papoulia, John C. Reilly, Léa Seydoux, Michael Smiley, Ben Whishaw

Genre

Production Company

Ireland, UK, France, Greece, Netherlands coproduction

Element Pictures (IE), Scarlet Films (UK), Limp (UK), Faliro House Productions SA (GR), Haut et Court (FR), Lemming Film (NL), British Film Institute (UK), Channel Four Television Corporation (UK)

Element Pictures UK
Lee Magiday
14 Newburgh Street
London
W1F 7RT
+44 (0)20 7287 5420
lee@elementpictures.ie
http://www.elementpictures.ie

Scarlet Films
Ceci Dempsey
+44 (0)7973 861543
ceci@scarletfilmsltd.com

Limp
Yorgos Lanthimos
c/o Lee Magiday
Element Pictures
+44 (0)20 7287 5420
lee@elementpictures.ie

Sales
Company

Protagonist Pictures
42 - 48 Great Portand Street
London
W1W 7NB
+44 (0)20 7734 9000
info@protagonistpictures.com
http://www.protagonistpictures.com