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What's the significance of David's back pain in The Lobster?

In the film The Lobster (2015), the pain in the back is such a defining characteristic of David. Does it have any particular significance? Why did the director decide to give him that burden?
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In "The Lobster" how much of original human mind is left after transformation?

In The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015) people who can't find a romantic pair in 45 days are transformed into animals. There is a transformation room where supposedly people are transformed.. But the ...
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How do they change people to animal?

From the movie The Lobster, after certain days if they can't find the pair they will change them to animals. How do they change it?
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Why they make people into animals in The Lobster

I have read about The Lobster a year ago and I thought in this movie's world people will turn into animals if they stay single for 45 days (like a natural process). But when I watched the movie, I ...
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What is the meaning of this poster for The Lobster?

In this poster for The Lobster we see Colin Farrell in an incomplete form, but in viewing the movie I don't remember seeing anything similar to what the poster is suggesting or related to it in any ...
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Into what type of animal did David transform the woman?

At one point in The Lobster, the narrator explains that the protagonist David transforms a woman into an animal. The narrator also says that David wouldn't disclose what type of animal he chose the ...
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Why did she kill the donkey?

In the opening scene of "The Lobster" there is this woman driving in the countryside. She stops somewhere in the middle of a pasture and then she shoots a donkey dead. Why? Transforming people into ...
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Why did Colin Farrell hook up with that psycho chick?

I watched The Lobster (2015) last night (which, by the way, is one of the most bizarre movies I've ever seen...), and I'm confused as to why Colin Farrell's character hooks up with that psycho woman. ...
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Why is 'loner leader' / Léa Seydoux against love in " The lobster "?

The lobster, a satire movie that forces you to think. Spoilers ahead Storyline A love story set in a dystopian near future where single people are arrested and transferred to a creepy hotel. ...
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What is the actual meaning of the film "The Lobster"?

The Lobster is a film with hidden meaning, which seems to be a satire commenting on the structure of relationships in society. In the film, single people are sent to a special hotel, where they have ...
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