The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover. Directed by Peter Greenaway. Disturbing, but great commentary on food, sex and excess. Mind blowing set design and use of color. And costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier!
Lucy put this beautiful Fall center piece together. We placed it on the table in one of our breakfast rooms. You may remember Lucy just had a little one so she makes these at home and her husband drops them off on his way in to the city.
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger. Director: Kenneth Branagh Writer: Chris Weitz (screenplay) Stars: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden
*SABRINA, (1954) Poster: A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur. But it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden
"Astonished and confused, scarcely dared lift her eyes to his face, and knew not what answer she returned to his civil inquiries after her family. Amazed at the alteration of his manner since they last parted, every sentence that he uttered was increasing her embarrassment; and everyidea of the impropriety of her being found there recurring to her mind, the few minutes in which they continued were some of the most uncomfortable in her life.” (“Pride and prejudice”, Chapter 43
In Jamie’s absence, his sister Jenny has taken on the responsibility of running Lallybroch. To portray her feminine touch, Steele’s team adorned the set with rosebushes and assorted plants. "Everything looks more colorful than in the scenes when Jamie had been beaten," says Steele. "We wanted people to feel that she had taken care of things while he was gone."