The Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover

DVD
Published 2016
Item Details
Summary:

A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence, and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge.

Description:
1 videodisc(124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
M
Notes:
[Canadiana]
[Note]
Director/writer, Peter Greenaway; producer, Kees Kasander; music, Michael Nyman; photography, Sacha Vierny; editor, John Wilson.
Cast: Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard, Tim Roth.
DVD.
Language.
[Closed captioning]
Publisher or Distributor Number:
9031179 $b Universal
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