Film: Farrell on form in quirky drama

The Lobster is the new film from writer and director Yorgos Lanthimos

18th October, 2015
Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell in The Lobster

The Lobster; Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos; Nationwide, cert 15A; Rating: ****

The Program; Directed by Stephen Frears; Nationwide, cert 15A; Rating: ***

In this parallel world – filmed in the Iveragh peninsula in Co Kerry, among other Irish locations – being single is illegal. Unattached adults are required to find a partner within 45 days of arriving at a seaside hotel, or face being transformed into an animal. They get to choose the...

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