London fest bows with a 'Promise'

Thomas, Archie
August 2007
Daily Variety;8/1/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 22, p7
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The article reports that the film "Eastern Promise," will open the Times BFI London Film Festival to be held on October 17, 2007. The London-set gangster thriller was directed by David Cronenberg. Pathe intends to release the film in Great Britain on October 26, 2007. "Eastern Promise," stars Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts.


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