When Anna finds a business card for a local restaurant inside the diary, she takes it to the restaurant in search of clues. There she meets Semyon (Armin Mueller-Stahl), who agrees to translate the diary for her. Semyon tells her the diary contains information about his son Kirill (Vincent Cassell). After Kirill threatens Anna, she doesn't know who she can trust anymore but realizes the child's life may be in danger.
Nikolai Luzhin (Viggo Mortensen) is a driver for the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. After learning of the child's fate, Nikolai has to decide to help either help Anna or keep his loyalty to the Vory.
2007 - Eastern Promises - Toronto Film Critics Association - Best Actor.
Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: Steve Knight
Producers: Robert Lantos, Paul Webster