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The lobster

Author: Yorgos LanthimosEfthimis FilippouEd GuineyLee MagidayCeci DempseyAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2016]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obligated to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into animals and sent off into The Woods.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Romance films
Science fiction films
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Dark comedy films
Drama
Dystopian films
Fantasy films
Fiction films
Romantic comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yorgos Lanthimos; Efthimis Filippou; Ed Guiney; Lee Magiday; Ceci Dempsey; Colin Farrell; Rachel Weisz; Jessica Barden; Olivia Colman; Ashley Jensen; Ariane Labed; Angeliki Papoulia; John C Reilly; Léa Seydoux; Michael Smiley; Ben Whishaw; Sam Lavender; Andrew Lowe, (Producer); Tessa Ross; Yorgos Mavropsaridis; Thimios Bakatakis; Jacqueline Abrahams; Sarah Blenkinsop, (Costume designer); FilmFour (Firm),; Bord Scannán na hÉireann,; Eurimages (Organization),; Nederlands Filmfonds,; Hellēniko Kentro Kinēmatographou,; British Film Institute,; Protagonist Pictures (Firm),; A24 (Firm),; Element Pictures (Firm),; Scarlet Films (Firm),; Faliro House Productions,; Haut et Court (Firm),; Lemming Film (Firm),; Limp (Firm),; Studio Canal+,; Ciné+ (France),; Aide aux Cinémas du Monde,; Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (France),; France. Ministère des affaires étrangères et du développement international,; Institut français,; Lions Gate Films,
ISBN: 9786316533494 6316533497
OCLC Number: 951921655
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio).
Special feature: The fabric of attraction : concocting The lobster (23 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Thimios Bakatakis ; edited by Yorgos Mavropsaridis ; executive producers, Sam Lavender, Andrew Lowe, Tessa Ross ; production designer, Jacqueline Abrahams ; costume designer, Sarah Blenkinsop.
Cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Ashley Jensen, Ariane Labed, Angeliki Papoulia, John C. Reilly, Léa Seydoux, Michael Smiley, Ben Whishaw.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for sexual content including dialogue, and some violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) ; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: A24 ; Film4, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board, Eurimages, the Netherlands Film Fund, Greek Film Centre and BFI present ; in association with Protagonist Pictures ; an Element Pictures, Scarlet Films, Faliro House, Haut et Court, and Lemming Film co-production ; in association with Limp ; with the participation of CANAL+ and CINE+ ; with the participation of Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée, Ministère des Affaires Étrangères et du Développement International and Institut Français ; directed by Yorgos Lanthimos ; written by Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou ; produced by Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey and Yorgos Lanthimos.
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In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obligated to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into animals and sent off into The Woods.

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