Taglines: A tale of greed, lust and death by chocolate.
At his new job at Chumley’s Chocolates, Ian Littleton accidentally knocks several workers into a mixing vat, the contents of which are then sent to market. When reviews of the company’s new candy come back, they are overwhelmingly negative, except for the areas that received the ‘special ingredient’. Ian soon finds himself assigned the task of obtaining more of the ingredient to satisfy the nation’s sweet tooth.
Consuming Passions is a 1988 black comedy film which stars Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Pryce, Tyler Butterworth, Freddie Jones, Prunella Scales, Sammi Davis, Thora Hird, Timothy West, Mary Healey and was directed by Giles Foster.
Consuming Passions (1988)
Directed by: Giles Foster
Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Pryce, Tyler Butterworth, Freddie Jones, Prunella Scales, Sammi Davis, Thora Hird, Timothy West, Mary Healey
Screenplay by: Paul D. Zimmerman, Andrew Davies
Production Design by: Peter Lamont
Cinematography by: Roger Pratt
Film Editing by: John Grover
Costume Design by: Barbara Kidd
Set Decoration by: Michael Ford
Art Direction by: Terry Ackland-Snow
Music by: Richard Hartley
Distributed by: The Samuel Goldwyn Company
Release Date: April 6, 1988