Tired of her husband's boorish lifestyle and difficult attitude, the wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secret romance with a bookish patron between meals at her husband's restaurant, sneaking in liaisons while he and his thugs dine.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Written by: Peter Greenaway

Produced by: Kees Käsender, Denis Wigman, Pascale Dauman, Daniel Toscan du Plantier

Production Design: Ben van Os, Jan Roelfs

Costume Design: Jean-Paul Gaultier

Main Cast: Michael Gambon, Alan Howard, Richard Bohringer, Tim Roth, Liz Smith, Helen Minen

Nominations and Awards

  • European Production Designer 1990