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  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
  • NC-17
    124 min | Crime, Drama
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
NC-17
124 min | Crime, Drama

At Le Hollandais gourmet restaurant, every night is filled with opulence, decadence and gluttony. But when the cook, a thief, his wife and her lover all come together, they unleash a shocking torrent of sex, food, murder and revenge.
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Sharon Howard-Field (as Sharon Howard Field)
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Ben van Os (as Ben Van Os) | Jan Roelfs
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Release date
Apr 6, 1990 (United States)

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Helen Mirren
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Alan Howard
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Ciarán Hinds
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Roger Ashton-Griffiths
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Liz Smith
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Phillipe Phillipe   See fewer
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Ian Dury
Terry Fitch Terry Fitch   See fewer
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Diane Langton
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Prudence Oliver
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Melter Melter   See fewer
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Pauline Mayer
Fish Girl Fish Girl   See fewer
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Ben Stoneham
Meat Boy Meat Boy   See fewer
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Andy Wilson
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John Mullis
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Flavia Brilli
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Alex Fraser
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Michael Clark
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Gary Logan
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Tim Geary
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Hywel Williams-Ellis
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Patric Walters
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Sue Maund
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Nick Brozovic
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Caroline Pagano
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Keith Barrows
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Yolande Brener
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7.6 / 10 | 36,872 votes