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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

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Directed by Peter Greenaway
United Kingdom, France, 1989
Comedy, Avant-Garde, Horror, Cult

Synopsis

Set almost entirely in a French restaurant, this bold, controversial film follows the exploits of a ruthless British gangster whose long suffering wife forges a relationship with one of the restaurant’s patrons behind his back.

Synopsis

Set almost entirely in a French restaurant, this bold, controversial film follows the exploits of a ruthless British gangster whose long suffering wife forges a relationship with one of the restaurant’s patrons behind his back.

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her LoverDirected byPeter Greenaway

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1989
Berlin International Film Festival
2020
2005 | Retrospective
Independent Spirit Awards
1991 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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