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Eastern Promises

Director: David Cronenberg Run Time: 100 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2007

Starring: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Naomi Watts, Sinéad Cusack, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

Cronenberg does crime well. In Easter Promises, Nikolai (Viggo Mortensen) is both ruthless and mysterious and he has ties to one of the most dangerous crime families in London. He crosses paths with Anna (Naomi Watts), a midwife who has come across potentially damaging evidence against the family, which forces him to set in motion a plan of deceit, death and retribution. Best fight scene of 2007.