Eastern Promises one of the highest grossing Canadian films of all time.
Eastern Promises directed by David Cronenberg, produced by Robert Lantos and Paul Webster, starring Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts has become one of the highest grossing Canadian films of all time. The worldwide box office has surpassed $50,000,000 with Japan and the rest of Asia and all Latin America still to come and with Italy and Germany still early in their run, a minimum of $60 million from theatrical distribution alone (including $3.2 in Canada) is expected.
“This achievement at the international box office positions Eastern Promises in very rarified company making it one of the top grossing Canadian films of all time.” said producer Robert Lantos.
‘Eastern Promises’ was nominated for two BAFTA Awards, including Best British Film and Best Actor (Viggo Mortensen), the Awards ceremony takes place in London on Sunday, February 10th. The film was also nominated for three Golden Globe Awards including Best Picture. The film had its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival where it won the People’s Choice Award.