We welcome back Jen and Dave from The Family Tree podcast for Episode #013 this time it's Jen's choice and she picked Yorgos Lanthimos' 2015 dystopian "romantic comedy" The Lobster. Treading a thin line between tragedy and comedy with its moments of absurdity and bleak violence The Lobster is the most requested film choice by our guests - for us this was a welcome re-watch. Featuring a stellar cast including, Rachel Weisz, Olivia Colman, Lea Seydoux, John C. Reilly and Ben Whishaw (!) and a career best from the often patchy Colin Farrell The Lobster can be viewed as a film of two parts (a perfect opportunity for the important tea break!) Watched The Lobster? Tweet us @flixwatcherpod and tell us what animal you would choose!
[supsystic-tables id='14'] Summed up as a magical realist film the guests and host recommend it - particularly as an introduction the occasionally surreal world of international cinema - scoring highly on the small screen viewing.
Thanks to the Episode #013 Crew of Dave and Jen from The Family Tree @familytreepod and Getting Better Acquainted @GBAPodcast You can listen to Family Tree on iTunes and Getting Better Acquainted on iTunes Too. Dave Pickering can be found on Twitter at @Goosefat101 and Jen Adamthwaite @jadamthwaite Please make sure you give them some love
The Soundtrack for Lobster mainly consists of Orchestral Score including Beethovens "String Quartet No1 in F Major" which we have included as well as Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds & Kylie "Where The Wild Roses Grow"
For more The Lobster, you can visit The Lobster IMDB page here or The Lobster on Rotten Tomatoes page here. @LobsterFilm Yorgos Lanthimos Jacqueline Abrahams @authorjabrahams Rog Ashton-Griffiths @ashtongriffiths Jessica Barden @RealJessyBarden Olivia Colman @OColmanFans Ben Wishaw Roland Ferrandi @roland_ferrandi
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