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Eastern Promises

Summary The mysterious and charismatic Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Headed by Semyon--whose courtly charm as the welcoming proprietor of the plush Trans-Siberian restaurant impeccably ma...

Directed By: David Cronenberg

Written By: Steven Knight

Eastern Promises

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 35 Critic Reviews
must-see
83
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 217 User Ratings
6.9
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Summary The mysterious and charismatic Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Headed by Semyon--whose courtly charm as the welcoming proprietor of the plush Trans-Siberian restaurant impeccably ma...

Directed By: David Cronenberg

Written By: Steven Knight

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Universal Acclaim Based on 35 Critic Reviews
83
91% Positive
32 Reviews
9% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 35 Critic Reviews
83
91% Positive
32 Reviews
9% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 217 User Ratings
6.9
76% Positive
166 Ratings
9% Mixed
19 Ratings
15% Negative
32 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 217 User Ratings
6.9
76% Positive
166 Ratings
9% Mixed
19 Ratings
15% Negative
32 Ratings

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Production Company Kudos Film and Television, BBC Film, Serendipity Point Films, Corus Entertainment, Scion Films, Shine Pictures, Astral Media, Téléfilm Canada, Focus Features
Release Date Sep 14, 2007
Duration 1 h 40 m
Rating R
Tagline Every sin leaves a mark.
Golden Globes, USA
3 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Genie Awards
• 8 Wins & 13 Nominations