The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but brutally uncompromising modern fable which has been interpreted as an allegory for Thatcherism.
Genres:  CrimeDrama
Actors:  Richard BohringerMichael Gambon
Directors:  Peter Greenaway
Countries:  NetherlandsUKFrance
Writers:  Peter Greenaway
Runtime: 2h 4min
Release: 1990-04-06
IMDb: 7.6

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