The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her LoverDVD - 2003
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.
Publisher: United Kingdom : Universal, 2003.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Peter Greenaways' The cook, the thief, his wife and her lover