Eastern Promises

I’ve already discussed David Cronenberg’s A history of violence, and in this one the director teams up again with Viggo Mortensen (with a superb Naomi Watts along for the ride) to produce yet another masterpiece. Still not for the squeamish (I’m looking at you, extraordinarily brutal Turkish bath scene), but well worth your time.

Release Date
September 2007
1 h 40 min
Thriller, Crime, Mystery
David Cronenberg
Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sinéad Cusack, Donald Sumpter, Jerzy Skolimowski, Josef Altin, Mina E. Mina, Aleksander Mikic, Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, Tatiana Maslany, Tereza Srbová, Tamer Hassan, Tony Cook, Raza Jaffrey
A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

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