Principal photography has begun on The Lobster, the "unconventional love story" starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, which is being filmed in Co Kerry.

The first English-language film from Oscar-nominated Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, Alps), The Lobster is set in the near future, where single people's lives depend on finding a partner.

The film also stars John C Reilly, Olivia Colman, Ben Whishaw, Léa Seydoux, Ashley Jensen, Ariane Labed, Angeliki Papoulia, Michael Smiley and Jessica Barden.

Irish company Element Pictures is among the producers on The Lobster.