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Summary The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.

Directed By: Peter Greenaway

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
62
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
7.9
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Summary The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.

Directed By: Peter Greenaway

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
62
57% Positive
13 Reviews
30% Mixed
7 Reviews
13% Negative
3 Reviews

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
62
57% Positive
13 Reviews
30% Mixed
7 Reviews
13% Negative
3 Reviews

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Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
7.9
79% Positive
11 Ratings
21% Mixed
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0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
7.9
79% Positive
11 Ratings
21% Mixed
3 Ratings
0% Negative
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Production Company Allarts, Elsevier-Vendex Film Beheer, Allarts Cook, Erato Films, Film Inc.
Release Date Apr 6, 1990
Duration 2 h 4 m
Rating R
Tagline Greenaway's recipe of food and sex mixed with art is both delicious and wonderfully wicked.
Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival
• 4 Wins & 5 Nominations
20/20 Awards
• 1 Win & 5 Nominations
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination