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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover

R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
When churlish mobster Albert Spica (Michael Gambon) acquires an upscale French restaurant in London, he dines there nightly, effectively scaring off the clientele with his bad manners. His wife, Georgina (Helen Mirren), is especially disgusted by him, and soon begins an affair with another restaurant guest, Michael (Alan Howard). Despite their efforts to keep it a secret, however, Spica finds out about their trysts, and he plans to exact a terrible revenge.

Cast: Richard Bohringer , Michael Gambon , Helen Mirren , Alan Howard , Tim Roth , Ciarán Hinds , Gary Olsen , Ewan Stewart

Director: Peter Greenaway

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989)

Release Date: April 6th, 1990|2 hr. min.

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