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4,667 Ratings

The Lobster

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Ireland, United Kingdom, 2015
Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi


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.

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The Lobster Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2015 | 2 wins including: Jury Prize

2015 | Special Mention: Queer Palm

Academy Awards

2017 | Nominee: Best Original Screenplay

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