Summer Film Festival 4 Elements

06. 08. 2015
Kino Akademik

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

Peter Greenaway’s visually attractive work, paying tribute to visual arts and theatre, tells a story of infidelity, jealousy, revenge and gluttony. The wife of a rich London criminal decides to punish her husband for the constant humiliation and starts an affair with one of the customers at their favourite restaurant. However, her husband’s reaction is not long in coming and it is just the sense of taste that will play the essential role here.

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (Peter Greenaway, UK/FR/NL, 1989, 124 min., OV+CS)