>A colleague and I are working on a (somewhat) bizarre project and are trying
>to identify classic Hollywood or European films which feature food items,
>memorable meals, and/or the consumption or preparation of specific food
>items or dishes. We are looking for titles/specific scenes in which food
>items, preparation or consumption are not simply something that happens in
>the background of dramatic scenes but are actually given some weight in the
>narrative and/or mise en scene.
This is a really obvious one, but not to be missed out:
Peter Greenaway's 'The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover' (1989)
C. Kay Weaver
Department of Film and Television Studies
University of Waikato,
Private Bag 3105
New Zealand
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