The Lobster

Dir: Yorgos Lanthimos
Cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Coleman
119mins   2015   UK   15   English   

This film is being screened by Depot Young Programmers as part of their takeover day entitled Obsession: A Cinematic Journey and will be preceded by a short introduction by one of the group.

This film explores society's obsession with people finding a romantic partner.  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 mate in forty-five days or face dire consequences.


'The symbolism is humanized by a top-flight cast and an ending that manages to be brutal and rapturously romantic at the same time.' - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone


Sat 29 June