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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover

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This is probably [[Performer~P92456~Peter Greenaway~petergreenaway]]'s most famous (or infamous) film, which first shocked audiences at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival and then on both sides of the Atlantic. A gang leader ([[Performer~P25729~Michael Gambon~michaelgambon]]), accompanied by his wife ([[Performer~P49576~Helen Mirren~helenmirren]]) and his associates, entertains himself every night in a fancy French restaurant that he has recently bought. Having tired of her sadistic, boorish husband, the wife...more

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