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Colin Farrell scrubs up well at The Lobster premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Published 16/05/2015 | 10:33

British actress Rachel Weisz (L) talks with Irish actor Colin Farrell as they arrive for the screening of the film
British actress Rachel Weisz (L) talks with Irish actor Colin Farrell as they arrive for the screening of the film "The Lobster" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival
Colin Farrell attends the after party for "The Lobster" during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival
Colin Farrell attends the after party for "The Lobster" during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival
(From L) French actress Ariane Labed, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, French actress Lea Seydoux, Irish actor Colin Farrell, British actress Rachel Weisz, British actor Ben Whishaw and British actress Jessica Barden pose as they arrive for the screening of the film "The Lobster" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival
Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell at the Cannes Film Festival promote their movie ‘The Lobster’. Shot in Dublin, Sneem and Kenmare, the Irish coproduction is a sci-fi romance which has taken film critics and festival veterans by surprise. Some are even tipping it to steal the Palme d’Or, the event’s top prize, next weekend

Colin Farrell earned his Hollywood hunk status at the Cannes Film Festival.

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The Irish actor (38) walked the red carpet for the premiere of The Lobster at the prestigious film festival, wearing a Dolce & Gabbana tuxedo, alongside his co-star Rachel Weisz.

The Irish-shot film focusing on a dystopian future where citizens are legally required to be in a relationship or take a vow of celibacy/turn into an animal/be hunted by other humans in the woods, is receiving rave reviews.

His role in The Lobster, which was shot in Co Kerry, marks his second much talked about performance this week, enjoying a major career resurgence thanks to his role in the second series of True Detective.

Colin Farrell attends the after party for
Colin Farrell attends the after party for "The Lobster" during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival

GALLERY:

Farrell recently revealed his biggest vice is an unlikely one for Hollywood's reformed bad boy - a cuddle.

It's tragic, I'm actually addicted to massages," he said.

"A lot of that is to do with touch because I love being touched - I'm a big hugger.

(From L) French actress Ariane Labed, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, French actress Lea Seydoux, Irish actor Colin Farrell, British actress Rachel Weisz, British actor Ben Whishaw and British actress Jessica Barden pose as they arrive for the screening of the film
(From L) French actress Ariane Labed, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, French actress Lea Seydoux, Irish actor Colin Farrell, British actress Rachel Weisz, British actor Ben Whishaw and British actress Jessica Barden pose as they arrive for the screening of the film "The Lobster" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival

"I love a good hug and a two-handed handshake that nearly turns into a handhold," he joked.

Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell at the Cannes Film Festival promote their movie ‘The Lobster’. Shot in Dublin, Sneem and Kenmare, the Irish coproduction is a sci-fi romance which has taken film critics and festival veterans by surprise. Some are even tipping it to steal the Palme d’Or, the event’s top prize, next weekend
Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell at the Cannes Film Festival promote their movie ‘The Lobster’. Shot in Dublin, Sneem and Kenmare, the Irish coproduction is a sci-fi romance which has taken film critics and festival veterans by surprise. Some are even tipping it to steal the Palme d’Or, the event’s top prize, next weekend

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