- Original title
- Running time
- 118 min.
Efthymis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos
John C. Reilly,
Heidi Ellen Love
Co-production Greece-Ireland-United Kingdom-Netherlands-France; Film4 / Irish Film Board / Eurimages / Netherlands Film Fund / Greek Film Center / British Film Institute / Element Pictures / Scarlet Films / Faliro House / Haut et Court / Lemming Film / Protagonist
Sci-Fi. Drama. Romance | Dystopia. Black Comedy
- Synopsis / Plot
- An unconventional love story set in a dystopian near future where single people, according to the rules of the Town, 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 in the woods. A desperate man escapes from the Hotel to the woods where the Loners live and there he falls in love although it’s against the rules.
: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actor-Comedy (Colin Farrell)
: Cannes Film Festival: Jury Prize
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best British Film
2015: European Films Awards: Best Screenplay & Custome Design
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Best Supp. Actress (Colman). 7 Nom.
: Sevilla Film Festival: Official Selection
: European Film Awards: Nominated for Audience Award
: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Original
2016: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Actor (Farrell) & Screenplay
: Los Angeles Film Critics: Best Screenplay
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
: Gaudí Awards: Nominated for Best European Film
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