[ Umbrella / Blu-ray ]
Release Date: Wednesday 19 May 2021
The Cook serves up gourmet masterpieces in a beautiful restaurant. 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. Peter Greenaway's notorious film is a modern day revenger's tragedy spiked with comedy, starring Michael Gambon (Gosford Park), Helen Mirren (Catherine The Great, The Queen) and Tim Roth (The Hateful Eight, Pulp Fiction).
" A bold, strident, purposefully aggressive film. " - Gene Siskel (Chicago Tribune)
" Greenaway's new film is - let us waste no time - a masterpiece. " - Nigel Andrews (Financial Times)
" Greenaway's stunning "designer dream" is sick, sexy and rude in about equal provocative proportions and totally unforgettable. " - Alan Jones (Radio Times)