The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover DVD

Peter Greenaway, 1989


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Film Details

Directed by Peter Greenaway

Produced in 1989

Main Language - ENGLISH

Countries & Regions - British Film

Film Description

A modern day revenge tragedy spiked with comedy and also a bleak allegory of eighties Britain. Michael Nyman's music accompanies colour-flooded visuals and Jean-Paul Gaultier's elegant costumes. Consumer culture at its extreme limits - a sort of anti-foodie film.

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover

DVD Details

Certificate: 18

Publisher: Universal Pictures

Length: 119 mins

Format: DVD Colour

Region: 0

Released: 10th November 2003

Cat No: 9031179

Subtitles: English, Danish, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish.

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by Alex Davidson on 6th May 2004

Peter Greenaway’s films are not to everyone's taste, and The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, his biggest commercial success, divided audiences on its release;... Read on


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