WHO’S IN IT?

Colin Farrell (In Bruges), Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener), Jessica Barden (Far From The Madding Crowd), Olivia Colman (Tyrannosaur), Ashley Jensen (Extras), Ariane Labed (Before Midnight), Angeliki Papoulia (Dogtooth), John C. Reilly (Chicago), Léa Seydoux (Blue Is The Warmest Colour), Michael Smiley (Kill List), Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (Mr. Turner)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth), director, writer, producer; Efthymis Filippou (Alps), writer; Ceci Dempsey (Bedrooms and Hallways), Ed Guiney (Frank) and Lee Magiday (The Guard), producers; Thimios Bakatakis (Attenberg), cinematographer; Yorgos Mavropsaridis (The Enemy Within), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In a future dystopia, to be without a partner is outlawed, and all single people are taken to The Hotel where they have only 45 days to find a match – or else, they are turned into an animal of their choosing and released into the wild. One particular single man, David (Farrell), escapes the confined walls of The Hotel and soon meets a woman (Weisz), with whom he falls in love…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Don’t let the bizarre premise put you off, for this is a truly unique and innovative black comedy that somehow manages to mix genuine romance with, of all things, The Island of Doctor Moreau.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2015