The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

1989 "Lust...Murder...Dessert. Bon Appetit!"
7.6| 2h5m| NC-17| en| Drama, Crime, Foreign| More Info
Released: 10 September 1989 | Released
Producted By: Elsevira, Erbograph Co., Vendex
Country: France
Budget: 0
Revenue: 0
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The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but brutally uncompromising modern fable which has been interpreted as an allegory for Thatcherism.

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