Cronenberg kicks off LFF as BFI has reason to celebrate
The 51st Times BFI London Film Festival kicked off tonight with a gala screening of David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises, which the veteran auteur shot in London.Cronenberg joked with the crowd assembled at the Odeon Leicester Square: 'The truth is the reason that you might not recognise London in this film is that it was shot in Prague.'In a nod to the Russian gangster subculture pictured in the film, Cronenberg held up a ...
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