The Lobster

An unconventional love story...

The Lobster (2015)

ThrillerComedyDramaRomanceScience Fiction

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 romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Writers: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou.

Release Date: 2015-07-10
Status: Released
Run time: 118 min / 1:58
Budget: $4,000,000
Revenue: $15,656,193
Production Companies : Scarlet Films, Haut et Court, Eurimages, Lemming Film, Element Pictures, Nederlands Fonds voor de Film, Greek Film Centre, Ciné+, Faliro House Productions, Institut Français, L'Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, Limp Films, Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement International, Film4 Productions, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Canal+, Protagonist Pictures
Production Countries: France, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom



Colin Farrell
Rachel Weisz
Short Sighted Woman
Léa Seydoux
Loner Leader
Ben Whishaw
Ariane Labed
The Maid
John C. Reilly
Jessica Barden
Nosebleed Woman
Olivia Colman
Hotel Manager
Ashley Jensen
Biscuit Woman
Angeliki Papoulia
Heartless Woman
Michael Smiley
Loner Swimmer
Jacqueline Abrahams
Donkey Shooter
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Anthony Dougall
70 Year Old Waiter
Sean Duggan
Guard Waiter
Roland Ferrandi
Loner Leader's Father
James Finnegan
Bald Man
Robert Heaney
Restaurant Waiter
Rosanna Hoult
David's Wife
Bob the Dog
Bob the Dog
Kathy Kelly
Police Officer 1
Ewen MacIntosh
Trainer Waiter (Shooting Range)
Patrick Malone
Campari Man
Sandra Hayden Mason
Arrested Town Woman
Kevin McCormack
Police Officer 2
Ishmael Moalosi
Bandaged Loner
Anthony Moriarty
30 Year Old Waiter
Garry Mountaine
Hotel Manager's Partner
Judi King Murphy
Guest Room 104
Laoise Murphy
New Daughter
Imelda Nagle Ryan
Loner Leader's Mother
Nancy Onu
Hotel Receptionist
Matthew O'Brien
Trapped Loner
Emma O'Shea
Nosebleed Woman's Best Friend
Chris Threader
Coach Driver Waiter


Writing Yorgos Lanthimos Screenplay
Directing Yorgos Lanthimos Director
Production Ceci Dempsey Producer
Production Lee Magiday Producer
Camera Thimios Bakatakis Director of Photography
Writing Efthymis Filippou Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Sarah Blenkinsop Costume Design
Production Jina Jay Casting
Editing Yorgos Mavropsaridis Editor
Art Jacqueline Abrahams Production Design
Production Cait Collins Line Producer
Production Derk-Jan Warrink Co-Producer
Production Leontine Petit Co-Producer
Production Christos V. Konstantakopoulos Co-Producer
Production Joost de Vries Co-Producer
Production Carole Scotta Co-Producer
Production Yorgos Lanthimos Producer
Production Ed Guiney Producer
Production Sam Lavender Executive Producer
Production Andrew Lowe Executive Producer
Production Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Art Mark Kelly Art Direction
Art Jessica Timlin Assistant Art Director
Production Thyrza Ging Casting Associate
Production Karen Scully Casting Associate
Production Louise Kiely Casting
Sound Amy Ashworth Music Supervisor
Crew John McKenna Armorer
Directing Dave Moran Script Supervisor
Lighting Barry Conroy Gaffer
Visual Effects Kristina Prilukova Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Pierre Buffin Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Olivier Cauwet Visual Effects Supervisor
Editing Danny van Spreuwel Dialogue Editor
Sound Ronnie van der Veer Foley
Sound Simon Carroll Sound Effects Editor
Sound Johnnie Burn Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Danny van Spreuwel Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Jim Walsh Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Eileen Buggy Hair Designer
Costume & Make-Up Lucy Browne Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sharon Doyle Makeup Designer
Editing Jack Kuiper Digital Intermediate
Editing Conor Mackey First Assistant Editor
Editing Eoin McGuirk First Assistant Editor
Crew Giedrius Nagys Stunt Coordinator
Sound Johnnie Burn Sound Designer

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