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.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: As strange as it is thrillingly ambitious, The Lobster is definitely an acquired taste -- but for viewers with the fortitude to crack through Yorgos Lanthimos' offbeat sensibilities, it should prove a savory cinematic treat.
Sex, violence in mature romantic drama's dystopian future.
Cast & Crew
- © 2015 Element Pictures/ Scarlet Films/ Faliro House Productions SA/ Haut et Court/ Lemming Film/ The British Film Institute/ Channel Four Television Corporation. All Rights Reserved
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.