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Cannes 2015: With 'The Lobster,' director keeps swimming in rebel waters
Cannes 2015: With 'The Lobster,' director keeps swimming in rebel waters

As cinema motifs go, the tension between singles and couples is nothing new; it’s the stuff of many a rom-com and a fair share of dramas. But turning it into the material of dystopian fiction — where those who can’t find a mate are sequestered, hunted, then turned into animals? That might be the more exclusive province of Yorgos Lanthimos. You may recall Lanthimos from his art-house shock hit “Dogtooth” in 2009. The  film, which scored a foreign-language Oscar, involved a couple that kept their children imprisoned on their property into adulthood. In his new English-language movie "The Lobster," which premiered Friday at the Cannes Film...

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