The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover is a 1989 British-French romantic black comedy crime drama film written and directed by Peter Greenaway, starring Richard BohringerMichael GambonHelen Mirren and Alan Howard in the titular roles. The wife of an oafish restaurant owner becomes bored with her husband and considers an affair with a regular patron. The film’s graphic scatological, violence and nude scenes, as well as its lavish cinematography and formalism, were noted at the time of its release.

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