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Eastern promises

Author: Robert LantosPaul WebsterSteven KnightDavid CronenbergNaomi WattsAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Series: Focus Features spotlight series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Full screen ed.]View all editions and formats
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Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. His carefully maintained existence is jarred once he crosses paths at Christmastime with Anna Khitrova, a midwife at a North London hospital. Anna is deeply affected by the death of a teenager while giving birth to a baby, and she resolves to try and trace the baby's lineage and relatives.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Gangster
Thriller
Crime
Feature films
Suspense films
Gangster films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lantos; Paul Webster; Steven Knight; David Cronenberg; Naomi Watts; Viggo Mortensen; Armin Mueller-Stahl; Serendipity Point Films.; BBC Films.; Focus Features.; Astral Media.; Corus Entertainment.; Telefilm Canada.; Kudos.; Scion Films.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 180299131
Language Note: In English or dubbed French, with French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: Secrets and stories; marked for life.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg ; production designer, Carol Spier.
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; strong brutal and bloody violence, some graphic sexuality, language, and nudity.
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single-sided.
Series Title: Focus Features spotlight series.
Other Titles: Eastern promises.
Responsibility: Focus Features presents in association with BBC Films ; in association with Astral Media, Corus Entertainment and Telefilm Canada a Kudos Pictures/Serendipity Point Films production in association with Scion Films ; produced by Paul Webster, Robert Lantos ; screenplay by Steve Knight ; directed by David Cronenberg.

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Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. His carefully maintained existence is jarred once he crosses paths at Christmastime with Anna Khitrova, a midwife at a North London hospital. Anna is deeply affected by the death of a teenager while giving birth to a baby, and she resolves to try and trace the baby's lineage and relatives. The girl has a personal diary, but it is written in Russian. Anna accidentally unleashes the full fury of the crime family, and Nikolai unexpectedly finds his loyalties divided. Hanging in the balance is a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution.

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