Eastern Promises (2007) External Reviews (286) Roger Ebert [Roger Ebert] Guardian/Observer [Philip French, Peter Bradshaw, Rob Mackie] ReelViews [James Berardinelli] BBCi - Films [David Jones] Los Angeles Times [Carina Chocano] Rolling Stone [Peter Travers] Salon [Andrew O'Hehir] The 2007 film followed a Russian-British midwife, Anna (Watts), hunting for the truth after a pregnant teen whose child she delivered dies in childbirth, and has possible connections to the Russian mob. Naomi Ellen Watts (born 28 September 1968) is a British actress and film producer. EASTERN PROMISES is a late-period offering from David Cronenberg and while it only touches on his body fixation, the story is thoroughly engrossing and backed up by some excellent performances. Directed by (1) Writing credits (1) Cast (50) Produced by (7) Music by (1) Cinematography by (1) Film Editing by (1) Casting By (2) Production Design by (1) ... Eastern Promises (2007) Full Cast & Crew. The family itself is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Eastern Promises (2007) ... and charismatic Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. Eastern Promises is a fascinating case of a film made under the intense gaze of a supreme auteur and written by the separate but equally potent hand of a writer. Awards & Events. Like the Corleone family, but with a less wise and more fearsome patriarch, the Vory V Zakone family of the Russian … (1990), Brides of Christ (1991), Home and … Eastern Promises was directed by David Cronenberg and starred Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts. Eastern Promises 2 is reportedly on the way after spending years in development limbo. Eastern Promises is a 2007 gangster film directed by David Cronenberg, from a screenplay written by Steven Knight.The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Sinéad Cusack and Armin Mueller-Stahl.It tells a story of a Russian-British midwife, Anna (Watts), who delivers the baby of a drug-addicted 14-year old Russian prostitute who dies in childbirth. She made her film debut in the Australian drama For Love Alone (1986) and then appeared in the Australian television series Hey Dad..! What to Watch Latest Trailers IMDb TV IMDb Originals IMDb Picks IMDb Podcasts. Viggo Mortensen movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Eastern Promises,’ ‘Green Book’ 20 October 2019; Gold Derby; Viggo Mortensen celebrates his 61st birthday on October 20, 2019. A sequel to 'David Cronenberg's 2007 crime thriller 'Eastern Promises' is definitely happening and likely to go into production in 2019, says writer Steven Knight. David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises" opens with a throat-slashing and a young woman collapsing in blood in a drugstore, and connects these events with a descent into an underground of Russians who have immigrated to London and brought their crime family with them. 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. סימנים של כבוד (אנגלית: Eastern Promises) היא דרמת פשע בהפקה בריטית-אמריקאית-קנדית בבימויו של דייוויד קרוננברג על פי תסריט של סטיבן נייט.הסרט עוסק בסיפורה של מיילדת בריטיית הנתקלת במאפיה הרוסית בלונדון, ומככבים בו …