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Irish film ‘The Lobster’ released online with Volta and on DVD
05 Feb 2016 : Seán Brosnan
John C.Reilly, Ben Whishaw and Colin Farrell in ‘The Lobster’
Award-winning Irish film ‘The Lobster’ is available from today on DVD and on web streaming site Volta.ie.

‘The Lobster’ is a love story set in the near future where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. A desperate Man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live and falls in love, although it is against their rules. Colin Farrell is the lead actor alongside Rachel Weisz, Olivia Colman, John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw and Michael Smiley.

The film has been acclaimed by critics and made over €1 million in Ireland and the UK during its’ theatrical run last year. The film won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and went on to be nominated for five EFA Awards, seven BIFA Awards and a BAFTA Award.

‘The Lobster’ is written by Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou and produced by Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey and Yorgos Lanthimos. Executive Producers are Andrew Lowe, Tessa Ross and Sam Lavender.

‘The Lobster’ is an Element Pictures, Scarlet Films, Faliro House, Haut et Court, Lemming Film co-production in association with Limp and financiers include the film from the Irish Film Board.

Check out the trailer below:




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