The Kitchen

(1961)
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In the business end of a kitchen, a polyglot staff strives to cope with a superhuman task. A microcosm of the world, the kitchen looms around and encloses its workers; they include Peter, the German cook, who is in love with waitress Monica, and constantly asks her to leave her husband. The pressure of the day becomes unendurable, and when Peter realises that Monica does not mean to divorce her husband his grief and pain cause him to run berserk!

  1. James Hill

    Director

  2. Arnold Wesker

    Writer

  3. Sidney Cole

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Carl Möhner

    Carl Möhner

    Peter

  2. Mary Yeomans

    Monica

  3. Brian Phelan

    Kevin

  4. Tom Bell

    Tom Bell

    Paul

  5. Howard Greene

    Raymond

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The Kitchen

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 14, 1961
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted, but certain scenes may be unsuitable for young children. May contain mild language and sex/drugs references. May contain moderate violence if justified by context (e.g. fantasy).

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 11m

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