The Resource The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover, Miramax Films ; Allarts in association with Elsevier Vendex presents ; a co-production between Allarts Cook, Erato Films, Films Inc. ; produced by Kees Kasander ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway, (videorecording DVD)

The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover, Miramax Films ; Allarts in association with Elsevier Vendex presents ; a co-production between Allarts Cook, Erato Films, Films Inc. ; produced by Kees Kasander ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover
Title
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Allarts in association with Elsevier Vendex presents ; a co-production between Allarts Cook, Erato Films, Films Inc. ; produced by Kees Kasander ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway
Title variation
Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • Set in a gourmet restaurant, the film details the various relationships between the title characters. The cook serves up gastronomic masterpieces. The thief holds his tyrannical court in the restaurant, terrorising all around him. His wife has a dangerous and illicit passion. Her lover is having the riskiest affair of his life
  • Disc characteristics: DVD Region 2, 4
Cataloging source
ABN
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
English, Italian, german, Spanish dialogue, Italian, Spanish, Finnish, Danish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard, Tim Roth, Liz Smith
Runtime
119
Technique
live action
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover, Miramax Films ; Allarts in association with Elsevier Vendex presents ; a co-production between Allarts Cook, Erato Films, Films Inc. ; produced by Kees Kasander ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway, (videorecording DVD)
Label
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover, Miramax Films ; Allarts in association with Elsevier Vendex presents ; a co-production between Allarts Cook, Erato Films, Films Inc. ; produced by Kees Kasander ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "8211477"
  • Colour recording system : PAL ; regions 2 and 4
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8664363
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
8211477
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3450023
  • (CaOOAMICUS)000025520615
  • (Nz)8664363
  • (OCoLC)156878601
  • (OCoLC)223886929
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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