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28 October 2015


In a dystopian near future… Single people are arrested and taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into the beast they chose. To escape from his destiny, a man runs away and joins a resistant group in the Woods: the Loners.

Technical list

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Technical list

Press agents

Moonfleet / Jérôme Jouneaux, Matthieu Rey

international sales

Protagonist Pictures


Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou


Thimios Bakatakis

Movie editor

Yorgos Mavropsaridis

Casting director

Jina Jay

Production manager

Cáit Collins

Sound editor

Johnnie Burn

Production designer

Jacqueline Abrahams

Costume designer

Sarah Blenkinsop


Eileen Buggy


Sharon Doyle



Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Leontine Petit, Carole Scotta, Joost de Vries, Derk-Jan Warrink

Line producers

Andrew Lowe, Tessa Ross and Sam Lavender

Produced by

Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey and Yorgos Lanthimos


financial partners

Film4, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/ the Irish Film Board, Eurimages, the Netherlands Film Fund, Greek Film Centre and BFI in association with Protagonist Pictures, with the participation of CANAL+, CINE+ and Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, du Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée, du Ministère des Affaires Étrangères et du Développement International, de l’Institut Français.


A film produced by Element Pictures, Scarlet Films, Faliro House, Haut et Court, Lemming Film in association with Limp

An official coproduction between Ireland, England, Greece, France and the Netherlands.


©Element Pictures / Scarlet Films / Faliro House Productions SA / Haut et Court / Lemming Films / The British Film Institute / Channel Four Television Corporation 2015