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Le cuisinier, le voleur, sa femme et son amant

Peter Greenaway - Le cuisinier, le voleur, sa femme et son amant
The complete script of the film The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, a tragic tell about revenge and an allegory for Thatcherism. Greenaway reveals himself not only as a great creator of cinematographic splendors but also as an authentic writer who seeks literary imagery and metaphor.
Also available in English edition.
Peter Greenaway (born, 1942 in Newport, Wales, lives and works in Amsterdam) trained as a painter for four years, and started making his own films in 1966. He has continued to make cinema in a great variety of ways, which has also informed his curatorial work and the making of exhibitions and installations in Europe from the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice and the Joan Miro Gallery in Barcelona to the Boijmans van Beuningen Gallery in Rotterdam and the Louvre in Paris. He has made 12 feature films and some 50 short-films and documentaries, been regularly nominated for the Film Festival Competitions of Cannes, Venice and Berlin, published books, written opera librettos, and collaborated with composers Michael Nyman, Glen Branca, Wim Mertens, Jean-Baptiste Barriere, Philip Glass, Louis Andriessen, Borut Krzisnik and David Lang. His first narrative feature film, The Draughtsman's Contract, completed in 1982, received great critical acclaim and established him internationally as an original film maker, a reputation consolidated by the films, The Cook, the Thief, his Wife & her Lover, The Pillow Book, and The Tulse Luper Suitcases.
published in October 1989
French edition
21,5 x 18,5 cm (softcover)
128 pages (110 color & b/w ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-906571-13-6
EAN : 9782906571136
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