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The Resource Eastern promises, Focus Features in association with BBC Films, Astral Media, Corus Entertainment and Telefilm Canada ; a Kudos Pictures/Serendipity Point Films production in association with Scion Films ; produced by Robert Lantos, Paul Webster ; screenplay by Steve Knight ; directed by David Cronenberg

Eastern promises, Focus Features in association with BBC Films, Astral Media, Corus Entertainment and Telefilm Canada ; a Kudos Pictures/Serendipity Point Films production in association with Scion Films ; produced by Robert Lantos, Paul Webster ; screenplay by Steve Knight ; directed by David Cronenberg

Label
Eastern promises
Title
Eastern promises
Statement of responsibility
Focus Features in association with BBC Films, Astral Media, Corus Entertainment and Telefilm Canada ; a Kudos Pictures/Serendipity Point Films production in association with Scion Films ; produced by Robert Lantos, Paul Webster ; screenplay by Steve Knight ; directed by David Cronenberg
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A ruthless member of a Russian organized crime family has his existence compromised when he meets an innocent midwife who accidentally uncovers evidence against the family. Includes featurettes
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg ; production designer, Carol Spier
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong brutal and bloody violence, some graphic sexuality, language and nudity. Special features not rated
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.E27 2008
PerformerNote
Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1968-
  • 1966-
  • 1930-
  • 1949-
  • 1952 September 19-
  • 1959-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mortensen, Viggo
  • Watts, Naomi
  • Cassel, Vincent
  • Mueller-Stahl, Armin
  • Lantos, Robert
  • Webster, Paul
  • Knight, Steven
  • Cronenberg, David
  • Universal City Studios
  • Focus Features
  • BBC Films
  • Astral Media
  • Corus Entertainment (Firm)
  • Telefilm Canada
  • Kudos Pictures
  • Serendipity Point Films
  • Scion Films
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organized crime
  • Midwives
  • Russians
  • Orphans
  • Midwives
  • Organized crime
  • Orphans
  • Russians
  • London (England)
  • England
Technique
live action
Label
Eastern promises, Focus Features in association with BBC Films, Astral Media, Corus Entertainment and Telefilm Canada ; a Kudos Pictures/Serendipity Point Films production in association with Scion Films ; produced by Robert Lantos, Paul Webster ; screenplay by Steve Knight ; directed by David Cronenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 1080p high definition, widescreen [1.85:1], English : DTS HD master audio ; Spanish and French, Dolby digital 5.1. Special features: 1080i/p High definition and 480i/p standard definition; English Dolby digital 2.0
  • Special features: Secrets and stories, Marked for life ; Two guys walk into a bath house; Watts on wheels
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
766854
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195045698
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
62105473
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o287309902
  • (OCoLC)287309902
System details
This is a Blu-ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Eastern promises, Focus Features in association with BBC Films, Astral Media, Corus Entertainment and Telefilm Canada ; a Kudos Pictures/Serendipity Point Films production in association with Scion Films ; produced by Robert Lantos, Paul Webster ; screenplay by Steve Knight ; directed by David Cronenberg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 1080p high definition, widescreen [1.85:1], English : DTS HD master audio ; Spanish and French, Dolby digital 5.1. Special features: 1080i/p High definition and 480i/p standard definition; English Dolby digital 2.0
  • Special features: Secrets and stories, Marked for life ; Two guys walk into a bath house; Watts on wheels
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
766854
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195045698
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
62105473
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o287309902
  • (OCoLC)287309902
System details
This is a Blu-ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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