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Eastern Promises

Also available on Prime Video and Crave TV.


Awards and Festivals

Eastern Promises follows the mysterious and ruthless Nikolai (Academy Award™ nominee Viggo Mortensen), who is tied to one of London’s most notorious organized crime families. His carefully maintained existence is jarred when he crosses paths with Anna (Academy Award™ nominee Naomi Watts), an innocent midwife trying to right a wrong, who accidentally uncovers potential evidence against the family. Now Nikolai must put into motion a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution.


Produced by: 

Robert Lantos and Paul Webster


Executive Producer: 

Mark Musselman 

Directed by: 

David Cronenberg

Screenplay by:

Steven Knight



Viggo Mortensen

Naomi Watts

Vincent Cassel

Armin Mueller-Stahl

Academy Awards

Nominee, Best Actor


Golden Globes

Nominee, Best Picture

Nominee, Best Actor 

Nominee, Best Original Score

BAFTA Awards 

Nominee, Best British Film and Best Actor


Toronto International Film Festival

Winner, People's Choice Award

San Sebastian International Film Festival 

Opening Night Film 

London International Film Festival

Opening Night Film 

Canadian Screen Awards

Winner, 7 Awards including Best Supporting Actor

Critics Choice Awards

Nominee, Best Actor


British Independent Film Awards

Winner, Best Actor 


"A movie whose images and implications are likely to stay in your head for a long time.." 


 - A.O Scott, The New York Times

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