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The Lobster
Archived: The Lobster (2015)

director: Yorgos Lanthimos

With: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, John C. Reilly, a.o.

duration: 118 minutes
Film Fest Gent - The Lobster

In a dystopian near-future state, single people are arrested and transferred to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a suitable mate within 45 days. If they fail, they will be transformed into the animal of their choosing and sent into The Woods. With 'The Lobster' Lanthimos symbolizes the coming of age of the Greek Weird Wave.
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director: Yorgos Lanthimos
producer: Ed Guiney
screenplay: Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthymis Filipopu
Editor: Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Cinematography: Thimios Bakatakis
sound: Johnnie Burn

production company: Haut et Court

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dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: Greece - United Kingdom - Ireland - Netherlands - France
year: 2015


YORGOS LANTHIMOS (1973): O Viasmos tis Hlois (1995, short), Despina Vandi: Deka Entoles (1997), My Best Friend (2001), Uranisco Disco (2002, short), Kinetta (2005), Dogtooth (2009), Alps (2011), Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013), The Lobster (2015).

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format: DCP


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