Overview

The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.

  1. Peter Greenaway

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Bohringer

    Richard Bohringer

    Richard Borst

  2. Michael Gambon

    Michael Gambon

    Albert Spica

  3. Helen Mirren

    Helen Mirren

    Georgina Spica

  4. Alan Howard

    Alan Howard

    Michael

  5. Tim Roth

    Tim Roth

    Mitchel

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 10, 1989
    NC-17
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    These films contain excessive graphic violence, intense or explicit sex, depraved, abhorrent behavior, explicit drug abuse, strong language, explicit nudity, or any other elements which, at present, most parents would consider too strong and therefore off-limits for viewing by their children and teens. NC-17 does not necessarily mean obscene or pornographic in the oft-accepted or legal meaning of those words.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

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