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The Cook The Thief His Wife And Her Lover


Directed by

Peter Greenaway


Richard Bohringer
Helen Mirren
Alan Howard
Tim Roth
Ciarán Hinds
Gary Olsen
Ewan Stewart
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Ron Cook
Liz Smith
Emer Gillespie
Janet Henfrey
Arnie Breeveld
Tony Alleff
Paul Russell
Alex Kingston
Ian Sears
Willie Ross
Ian Dury
Diane Langton
Prudence Oliver
Roger Lloyd Pack
Bob Goody
Peter Rush
Pauline Mayer
Ben Stoneham
Andy Wilson
John Mullis
Flavia Brilli
Brenda Edwards
Sophie Goodchild
Alex Fraser
Michael Clark
Gary Logan
Tim Geary
Saffron Rainey
Hywel Williams-Ellis
Michael Maguire
Patric Walters
Sue Maund
Nick Brozovic
Caroline Pagano
Yolande Brener
Irene Palko

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The Blood-Red 1989 Film with Lavish Jean Paul Gaultier Costumes  AnOther Magazine

Helen Mirren starred alongside Michael Gambon in the unsettlingly garish The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover.

Fri, 27th July 2018

Sophie Toscan du Plantier death: Briton convicted of killing movie producer's wife  Pirate FM

A former journalist has been convicted in his absence of killing a French film producer's wife in Ireland more than 20 years ago.

Fri, 31st May 2019

IndieWire and FilmStruck’s ‘Movies That Inspire Me’: Matt Ross on the Resilience of ‘The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover’  IndieWire

The "Captain Fantastic" director explains why Peter Greenaway's unrelenting 1989 classic can teach so much about honesty, empathy and space.

Fri, 23rd December 2016

All Helen Mirren's 61 movies – ranked!  The Guardian

Mirren's oeuvre is phenomenal. As she brings her star appeal to a retelling of The Nutcracker, we look at her roles, from kick-ass assassins through downtrodden ...

Fri, 2nd November 2018

"The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover" at Videology Bar & Cinema | BLOUIN ARTINFO  Blouin Artinfo

Videology Bar & Cinema in New York will be hosting the screening of the 1989 British-French black comedy film "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover.".

Tue, 6th February 2018

Stream This: 'The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover' on FilmStruck  Metro.us

The new, cinephile-baiting streaming *service* has the goods, while "Black Snake Moan" will shock on Netflix.

Tue, 6th December 2016

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The Cook The Thief His Wife And Her Lover

UK BBFC Certificate: 18

Popular in: United Kingdom

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Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 1

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