What's happening?

Video Sources 21 Views Report Error

  • Watch trailer
  • Server 12ru
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies

Lust...Murder...Dessert. Bon Appetit!Oct. 13, 1989124 Min.
Your rating: 0
7 1 vote

Synopsis

#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – 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.
Plot: The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband’s restaurant.
Smart Tags: #adulterous_wife #allegory #food #sex_in_a_toilet_stall #cook #restaurant #gangster #extramarital_affair #dark_comedy #cannibalism #male_full_frontal_nudity #abusive_husband #domestic_violence #sex_scene #male_frontal_nudity #revenge #murder #forced_cannibalism #boy_soprano #wife_murders_husband #urinating_on_someone


The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 Streaming Links:

N/A


Ratings:

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 1 The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 27.6/10 Votes: 36,640
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 3 The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 285%
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 5 The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 262/100
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 7 The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies 27.4 Votes: 406 Popularity: 10.03

Reviews:

“Bon apetit, Albert, that’s French”…
Revenge has never been served so deliciously and artistically. The visuals, the costumes, the set decoration, the changing colors cinematography and the soundtrack in this darker than dark comedy are stunning – the grandmasters were working on the movie. Among them Peter Greenaway, first and foremost a painter and a fine one, his brilliant cinematographer Sasha Verny, his astounding composer Michael Nyman who used for the movie the incredible “Memorial”, and Jean-Paul Gaultier who designed the costumes. It also helped that Helen Mirren (as the long suffering wife, Georgina who in the end will serve her husband very well cooked revenge) and Michael Gambon (Albert- the thief, the gangster, the embodiment of pure evil and the owner of the swank restaurant) were two stars. Alan Howard plays a regular guest to whom Georgina is attracted to and carries on an affair with in the restaurant’s restrooms and later in the back rooms, with the help of the Artist-cook (Richard Bohringer).

Every frame of each Greenaway’s movie looks and feels like an exquisite painting. “A Zed and two Naughts” is Greenaway’s homage and admiration for Vermeer. “The Draughtsman’s Contract” quite openly refers to Caravaggio, Georges de la Tour and other French and Italian artists. “The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover”, a fully realized vision of the director, a professional painter Peter Greenaway, is his tribute to the great Flemish and Dutch painters, Frans Hals, in particular. His large group portrait is constantly seen in the background of the hall in the London restaurant Le Hollandais that means “The Dutchman”. I see Peter Greenaway as Hieronymus Bosch of the cinema, the creator of enormously beautiful, divine canvas depicting all horrors of hell that only humans can inflict on one another.

Review By: Galina_movie_fan Rating: 10 Date: 2007-06-04

Other Information:

Original Title The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
Release Date 1989-10-13
Release Year 1989

Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 4 min (124 min), 1 hr 38 min (98 min) (R-rated) (USA)
Budget 2300000
Revenue 7724701
Status Released
Rated X
Genre Crime, Drama
Director Peter Greenaway
Writer Peter Greenaway
Actors Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren
Country Netherlands, United Kingdom, France
Awards 7 wins & 11 nominations
Production Company N/A
Website N/A


Technical Information:

Sound Mix Dolby Stereo (as Dolby Stereo in selected theatres)
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Technovision Cameras and Lenses (uncredited)
Laboratory Rank Film Laboratories, Denham, UK (colour & opticals) (as Rank Film Laboratories)
Film Length 3,392 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Technovision (anamorphic) (uncredited)
Printed Film Format 35 mm

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 123movies
Original title The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
TMDb Rating 7.4 406 votes

Similar titles

The Good Shepherd 2006 123movies
TransSiberian 2008 123movies
Everything Must Go 2011 123movies
Gangster Squad 2013 123movies
Elysium 2013 123movies
Matchstick Men 2003 123movies
The Woodsman 2004 123movies
Coach Carter 2005 123movies
Lady in the Water 2006 123movies
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle 2018 123movies
Jackie 2016 123movies
Central Intelligence 2016 123movies
123movies.co.nz