Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Section: World Cinema
Country: Germany, UK, USA | Year: 2019
Language(s): English | Time: 12 mins
A professional cellist has an encounter with a stranger on the subway which has unexpected and far-reaching ramifications on his life.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ feature film Dogtooth (2009) won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The Lobster (2015) won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) won the Award for Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival. The Favourite (2018) received 10 Academy Award nominations—and one win—in 2019.