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).