Is Eastern Promises based on a true story?

Cronenberg: “Eastern Promises” Inspired by Cornell’s “Violent Entrepreneurs” – Cornell University Press.

What is Eastern promise?

Eastern Promises is a 2007 gangster film directed by David Cronenberg from a screenplay by Steven Knight. The film tells the story of Anna (Naomi Watts), a Russian-British midwife who delivers the baby of a drug-addicted 14-year old Russian prostitute who dies in childbirth.

Is Eastern Promises violent?

MPAA explanation: strong brutal and bloody violence, some graphic sexuality, language and nudity.

What happens at the end of Eastern Promises?

Though Semyon and Kirill try to kill Anna, they are unsuccessful and Semyon’s secret is exposed and he is arrested. In the end, Anna keeps custody of the child, and Nikolai is elevated to the head of the mafia instead of Kirill, making Kirill incredibly jealous.

Did Viggo Mortensen speak Russian in Eastern Promises?

There are also a couple of scenes in the movie where I speak only Russian. We actually went to people from the Russian underworld and made sure that even the slang is what’s used today on the streets.

Who wrote Eastern Promises?

Steven KnightEastern Promises / Screenplay

Are Eastern Promises scary?

Despite the violence, the adult scenes, the bad language and the general theme of the film i don’t see a problem with it for mature teens because it is not a ‘scary’ film. The story can be difficult to follow and there are very few subtitles even when English is not being spoken.

Does Viggo Mortensen have a cleft lip?

He has a scar on his upper lip, not from any orc action, but from his wild youth. “It was a combination of a fist and a barbed-wire fence on a particularly bad Hallowe’en night. I was 17. When I got out of surgery, my friends ordered pizza to the hospital and I helped them eat the pizza.”