Taking place place in rainswept London EASTERN PROMISES finds Mortensen effortlessly inhabiting the role of a chauffeur--Nikolai--for the Russian Mafia. The stoic Nikolai works for restaurant owner and powerful Mafia kingpin Semyon and his out-of-control son Kirill. Midwife Anna comes crashing into Nikolais life after discovering the diary of a young Russian woman who dies while giving birth and her dealings with Semyon and a subsequent translation of the diary provide some horrific discoveries. Anna soon finds herself floundering in an alien world full of brutal and bloody violence and its not long before her own life hangs perilously in the balance.
'Secrets and Stories' featurette, 'Marked For Life' featurette
Release Date: 25 February 2008
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Running Time: 97 minutes
Production Year: 2007
Main Language: English