Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises

  • R
  • 2007
  • 100 min
  • UK, USA
  • crime, mystery, thriller

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.

Director: David Cronenberg

Screenwriter: Steven Knight

Stars: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

David Cronenberg triumphs again, showcasing the Viggo Mortensen's onscreen prowess in a daring performance. Bearing the trademarks of psychological drama and gritty violence, Eastern Promises is a very compelling crime story.


  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg

    David Paul Cronenberg, OC, FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror or venereal horror genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical. In the first...

Main Cast


Producer: Robert Lantos, Paul Webster

Editor: Ronald Sanders

Casting: Deirdre Bowen, Nina Gold

Director Of Photography: Peter Suschitzky

Original Music Composer: Howard Shore

Costume Design: Denise Cronenberg

Executive Producer: Stephen Garrett, David M. Thompson, Jeff Abberley, Julia Blackman

Production Design: Carol Spier


Tagline: Every sin leaves a mark.

Genres: crime, mystery, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: underworld, human trafficking, orphan, hitman, diary, russian mafia


Year: 2007

Runtime: 100 min

Country: UK, USA, Canada

Language: English, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, DTS