Dir. David Cronenberg. 2007, 100 mins.
With Josef Altin, Mina E. Mina, Aleksandar Mikic. This intense psychological thriller is about a mysterious Russian immigrant tied to a London crime family, and a woman investigating the mysterious case of a teenager who died during childbirth. With its thematic focus on personal and cultural identity, and its exploration of violence and the male psyche, Eastern Promises makes a fascinating companion piece to A History of Violence, which also stars Viggo Mortensen.
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