FFCC members on Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Lobster’

FFCC members on Yorgos Lanthimos absurdist romance The Lobster


Juan BarquinDim the House Lights

“Lanthimos’ film is an uproarious dark comedy for its first act that turns into a genuine romance in the second while never losing sight of its humor.”

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Hans MorgensternIndependent Ethos

“Lanthimos’ tendency toward the open-ended is brilliantly suited for this study of the absurdity of Western culture’s approbation of perpetual monogamy.”

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Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

The Lobster, Lanthimos’ English-language debut, is another strange, sometimes harrowing exercise in absurdity that resonates despite its weirdness.”

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Alfred SotoHumanizing the Vacuum

“A droll film which upends pieties about marriage and children, The Lobster comes at the right time.”

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