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3,624 Ratings

The Lobster

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Greece, 2015
Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi


A love story set in a dystopian near future where single people are arrested and transferred to a creepy hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal and released into the woods.

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The Lobster Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2017 | Nominee: Best Original Screenplay

Village Voice Film Poll

2016 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2016 | 2 nominations including: Best Lead Actor

Golden Globes (USA)

2017 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

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