In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Director Yorgos Lanthimos

Writer Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou

Cast Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell, Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, John C. Reilly, Ariana Labed, Olivia Colman

Producers Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos, Lee Magiday

Production Credits Simon Arnal - Associate Producer: Haut et Court, Caroline Benjo - Associate Producer: Haut et Court, Julie Billy - Line Producer: Haut et Court, Cait Collins ... Line Producer, Joost de Vries - Co- Producer, Rory Gilmartin - Executive Producer, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos - Co-Producer, Sam Lavender - Executive Producer, Andrew Lowe - Executive Producer, Leontine Petit - Co-Producer, Tessa Ross - Executive Producer, Carole Scotta - Co-Producer, Milan Ueffing- Assistant Producer, Derk-Jan Warrink - Co-Producer, Film4, Irish Film Board, Eurimages, Nederlands Fonds voor de Film (as the Netherlands Film Fund), Greek Film Center, British Film Institute (BFI), Canal+, Centre National du Cinéma et de L'image Animée (CNC), Ciné+, Element Pictures, Faliro House Productions, Haut et Court, Institut Français, L'Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, Lemming Film, Limp Films, Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement International, Protagonist Pictures, Scarlet Films

Yorgos Lanthimos

The script of The Lobster won the ARTE International Prize for best project at the CineMart co-production market in Rotterdam in Jan 2013. Oscar-nominated Lanthimos’ acclaimed drama Dogtooth won Cannes’ Prix Un Certain Regard in 2009.