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The Lobster

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Run Time: 118 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2015

Starring:  Michael Smiley, Ben Whishaw, Colin Farrell, John C Reilly, Léa Seydoux, Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz

THE LOBSTER is a blackly funny love story set in a near future where finding love is a matter of life or death.

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.