No upcoming shows

The Lobster

Director Yorgos Lanthimos
Country Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Year 2015
Rating 14A (coarse language, mature theme, sexual and disturbing content)
Running Time 118
Trailer Link

From The Booth

From the internationally acclaimed young Greek director comes a truly absurdist film, effervescent with social commentary, satiric, sometimes droll comedy and a direct link to Salvador Dalí, through the film’s title. David ‘s wife has just left him for another man. As his society dictates, he is institutionalized at a seaside resort with other singles, all of whom have 45 days to find a new partner or they will be turned into the animal of their choice. Back to Dalí, David has chosen a lobster... he has his reasons. Into this absurdist mix are thrown rebellious singles who have escaped the resort and live a semi-feral existence in the nearby woods. Perhaps you are as curious as the actors who were attracted to this project, Colin Farrell (as David), Rachel Weisz, John C Reilly, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw and Olivia Colman. Sometimes it’s okay to take a chance and it’s unlikely that you’ll see another film like this absurdist work.