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The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover and The Long Good Friday
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover (Country: UK/France; Year: 1989; Director: Peter Greenaway; Writer: Peter Greenaway; Stars: Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Richard Bohringer, Alan Howard, Tim Roth, Ciaran Hinds, Gary Olsen, Ewan Stewart, Roger Ashton Griffiths, Ron Cook, Liz Smith, Ian Dury, Diane Lang)
Darkly comic horror about sex, murder and food.
The Good Liar (Country: UK, US, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Bill Condon; Writer: Jeffrey Hatcher, Nicholas Searle; Stars: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Russell Tovey, Jim Carter, Mark Lewis Jones, Laurie Davidson, Phil Dunster, Lucian Msamati, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Tunji Kasim, Spike White, Stella Stocker, Daniel Betts, Nell Williams, Celine Buckens)
A career con artist gets more than he bargains for when he attempts to rip-off a widow.
The Last Station (Country: Germany, Russia, UK; Year: 2009; Director: Michael Hoffman; Writer: Michael Hoffman, Jay Parini; Stars: James McAvoy, Christopher Plummer, Helen Mirren, Paul Giamatti, Anne-Marie Duff, Kerry Condon, Patrick Kennedy, John Sessions, David Masterson, Maximilian Gärtner, Tomas Spencer, Christian Gaul, Wolfgang Häntsch, Nenad Lucic), Official Site
The final days of Tolstoy, focusing on his marital strife.
The Long Good Friday (Country: UK; Year: 1980; Director: John Mackenzie; Writer: Barrie Keeffe; Stars: Bob Hoskins, Derek Thompson, Helen Mirren, Eddie Constantine, Bryan Marshall, Pierce Brosnan, Dexter Fletcher, Paul Barber, Kevin McNally, PH Moriarty, Gillian Taylforth, Karl Howman, Alan Ford)
A London kingpin is attempting to broaden his empire... but soon finds his gang are a target.
The Queen (Country: UK, France, Italy; Year: 2006; Director: Stephen Frears; Writer: Peter Morgan; Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Sylvia Syms, Alex Jennings, Helen McCrory, Roger Allam, Tim McMullan, Douglas Reith, Robin Soans, Lola Peploe)
The experiences of Queen Elizabeth II after the death of Princess Diana.

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