The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover

30/12/1996
  |  Book Tickets: 22/05/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 30/12/1996
  |  Watch Now: 27/01/2012
  |  119 min
Rated 18 by the BBFC

Synopsis

Peter Greenaway directs this culinary tale of passion and revenge. An arrogant gangster (Michael Gambon) invests in a popular French restaurant, which he begins to frequent with his wife (Helen Mirren) and a band of crooks. He delights in humiliating his spouse, and, when she begins an affair with another patron (Alan Howard), the restaurant's cook (Richard Bohringer) tries to protect them from her husband's wrath.