skip to content
The cook, the thief, his wife, and her lover Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The cook, the thief, his wife, and her lover

Author: Peter GreenawayKees KasanderRichard BohringerMichael GambonHelen MirrenAll authors
Publisher: United Kingdom : Universal, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence, and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Greenaway; Kees Kasander; Richard Bohringer; Michael Gambon; Helen Mirren; Alan Howard; Tim Roth; Liz Smith; Sacha Vierny; John Wilson; Michael Nyman; Allarts (Firm); Elsevier Vendex Film.; Erato Films.; Universal Pictures (Firm)
OCLC Number: 77561843
Language Note: In English, German, Italian, or Spanish; with optional subtitles in: English for the deaf and hard of hearing, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, and Norwegian.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Credits: Music, Michael Nyman; photography, Sacha Vierny; editor, John Wilson.
Cast: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard, Tim Roth, Liz Smith.
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; PAL, regions 2 & 4; widescreen, 2:35:1; Dolby digital stereo and mono.
Other Titles: Cook, the thief, his wife, and her lover (Motion picture)
Peter Greenaways' The cook, the thief, his wife and her lover
Responsibility: Allarts in association with Elsevier Vendex presents ; a co-production between Allarts Cook, Erato Films [and] Films Inc. ; produced by Kees Kasander ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway.

Abstract:

A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence, and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/77561843>
library:oclcnum"77561843"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/77561843>
rdf:typeschema:Movie
rdf:typej.2:DVD
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:actor
schema:actor
schema:actor
schema:actor
schema:actor
schema:actor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2003"
schema:description"A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence, and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge."@en
schema:director
schema:editor
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/998415479>
schema:genre"Feature films."@en
schema:genre"Fiction films."@en
schema:genre"Drama"@en
schema:genre"Drama."@en
schema:genre"Video recordings for the hearing impaired."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:musicBy
schema:name"The cook, the thief, his wife, and her lover"@en
schema:name"Cook, the thief, his wife, and her lover (Motion picture)"@en
schema:name"Peter Greenaways' The cook, the thief, his wife and her lover"@en
schema:producer
schema:publisher
schema:url

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.