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The Lobster

Feature film, 2015, 118 min.

Unconventional love story set in a dystopian future, where finding a partner is a matter of life and death. All singles in The City are arrested and transferred to the Hotel, according to the rules. Here, they are obliged to find a match within 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. David flees from The Hotel to The Woods, where other outcasts live, and falls in love, although it is against the rules.

won prizes

  • FR - Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize
  • EU - European Film Award (2)
  • US - Oscar nomination
  • US - Golden Globe nomination
  • UK - British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award BAFTA nomination
  • FR - Cannes Film Festival Golden Palme selection
  • EU - European Film Award nomination (3)

other prizes

  • US - Los Angeles Film Critics Association LAFCA Award
  • NL - Rotterdam International Film Festival IFFR Arte International Prize
  • UK - British Independent Film Awards

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