“He’s dead. They stuffed him with pages torn from his favourite book. Could you cook him?”
Ready for a “tasty” cinematic journey into the delicatessen of CRAZY????
Time for some shocking films revolving around FOOD!
Here are two films that take very provocative looks at the relationship between food, sex and death…let’s begin with experimental Director Peter Greenaway’s greatest achievement, with an eye-opening performance by Helen Mirren:
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover!
This is one of the most shocking films about food ever made, as the wife of a barbaric crime boss takes a secret lover – between meals at her husband’s restaurant!
When the mobster discovers his wife’s secret, things turn VERY NASTY.
“He’s dead. They stuffed him with pages torn from his favorite book. Could you cook him?”
Helen Mirren plays the wife who turns the tables on her husband, and indulges in her own voracious sexual appetite at the same time…
“The Bowel Shot!”
Director Peter Greenaway has made several mesmerizing films, but this is his masterpiece. According to IMDB, the lengthy tracking shot from the restaurant to the toilet is supposed to be symbolic of food passing through the intestinal tract! And the film has an amazing visual style throughout…
What An Ending!
And of course, this movie was rated NC-17 when it was released – for the many scenes of sex and violence throughout…while Helen Mirren won her Oscar by playing The Queen, she is a brave and fearless Actress, as this movie shows:
“Bite Down” On This Ending!
“The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover” is a controversial masterpiece, and nothing tops the “food finale”, which is almost “too much to swallow…”
If you have a fearless appetite for film, check this movie out! And if you aren’t full yet, there’s still time for another bizarre tale of sex and food:
How can you not be intrigued by a film that begins with this title card:
“Although the events depicted in this film are fictional, they are based on actual behaviours that are happening between consenting adults… right now.”
“Actual behaviors…” between “Consenting adults”…Well then, buckle up, grab a knife and fork and dig into this movie!
“Feed” is a crazy 2005 Australian thriller directed by Brett Leonard. The plot involves a police investigation into the sexual fetish known as “feederism”!
Yes, there is a sexual fetish known as “feederism”, where a ‘feeder’ will feed ‘gainers’ – who are woman who get sexual pleasure from eating and fattening up! The film explores this fetish, along with themes of dominance, submission, love, and power.
Here is the very provocative trailer:
“Feed” is very well made, and very disturbing as well. But the plot is interesting and the subject is bizarrely fascinating – yes, this is a very tough movie to watch, but it is extremely well done, and for the adventurous moviegoer, these are two films worth biting down on!
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