LOVE IS BLIND

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‘THE LOBSTER’director Yorgos Lanthimos (left) and his cast, Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell and Léa Seydoux, arrive for the screening of their film during the 68th Cannes Film Festival in May, 2015

FILM REVIEW: ‘THE LOBSTER’ (2015) BY  YORGOS  LANTHIMOS


In the strange and uncertain world depicted  by Yorgos Lanthimos in ‘The Lobster’ (2015), which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, a group of single outcasts are sent to a seaside resort, which they call ‘The Hotel’ and are given 45 days to find a partner (with the option of gaining time by hunting other singles) before being turned into an animal of their choice.
The viewer is introduced to the guests or ‘candidates’as a bunch of losers who are all summed up by a...


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