The Resource The lobster, 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

The lobster, 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

Label
The lobster
Title
The lobster
Statement of 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
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for sexual content including dialogue, and some violence
Language note
English dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Ashley Jensen, Ariane Labed, Angeliki Papoulia, John C. Reilly, Léa Seydoux, Michael Smiley, Ben Whishaw
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1977-
  • 1976-
  • 1970-
  • 1992-
  • 1975-
  • 1965-
  • 1985-
  • 1963-
  • 1980-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lanthimos, Yorgos
  • Filippou, Efthimis
  • Guiney, Ed
  • Magiday, Lee
  • Dempsey, Ceci
  • Farrell, Colin
  • Weisz, Rachel
  • Barden, Jessica
  • Colman, Olivia
  • Jensen, Ashley
  • Labed, Ariane
  • Papoulia, Angeliki
  • Reilly, John C.
  • Seydoux, Léa
  • Smiley, Michael
  • Whishaw, Ben
  • Lavender, Sam
  • Lowe, Andrew
  • Ross, Tessa
  • Mavropsaridis, Yorgos
  • Bakatakis, Thimios
  • Abrahams, Jacqueline
  • Blenkinsop, Sarah
  • 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
  • Institut français
  • Lions Gate Films
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single people
  • Outcasts
  • Shapeshifting
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Outcasts
  • Shapeshifting
  • Single people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Outcasts
Technique
live action
Label
The lobster, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951921655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Governing access note
Educational and home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247401
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49964
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)951921655
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) ; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The lobster, 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
Publication
Note
  • 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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951921655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Governing access note
Educational and home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247401
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49964
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)951921655
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) ; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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