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Video Report: Eastern Promises, Opening Night Gala
Posted on Thursday October 18, 2007, 08:52 by Amar Vijay

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1 tbird
Posted on Thursday October 18, 2007, 11:16
I went to the opening gala last night to see Eastern Promises and I must say I wasn't disappointed at all. Again, Cronenberg has made another beautiful and brutal film that is thought provoking and astounding in both its simplicity and intricacies.

Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts both shine in their roles, but for me it was Armin Mueller-Stahl who was a revelation, portraying a character so gentle yet repellant that he completely captivated me with every look and gesture and word.

A brilliant film and a worthy follow up to the excellent A History Of Violence. Now I just can't wait until the next Cronenberg masterpiece.


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