The Lobster

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2016 | R | Comedy Drama | 1hr, 58m

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 th... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, May 13, 2016

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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DIRECTOR

Yorgos Lanthimos

Screenwriter

Companies

A24 & 1 more

Rating MPAA

R for sexual content including dialogue, and some violence

Language

French, English

Storyline

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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