One dark night in London, a Russian teenager dies in childbirth and the midwife at the hospital (Naomi Watts), who is conveniently half-Russian herself, takes the woman's diary and seeks to have it translated in order to find the girl's next of kin to give the baby to. In the first of many implausible moments, the midwife doesn't wait for her Russian uncle… read more!
Movies Directed by David Cronenberg (in alphabetical order)
Viggo Mortensen plays Tom Stall, an ordinary family man in smalltown Indiana who owns the local diner. One night, when a couple of bad guys try to rob the place, Tom swiftly and effortlessly dispatches them. Instantly he becomes a local hero, attracting the attention of the TV news - and, eventually, a trio of villains (led by a wonderfully… read more!
Boring psychological drama about a mentally deranged Englishman (Ralph Fiennes) who, recently transferred from a psychiatric hospital to a halfway house, finds himself lost in the memories of his troubled childhood, in which he believed his father (Gabriel Byrne) was cheating on his mother (Miranda Richardson) with a prostitute (Richardson again!). An intriguing premise, but one that goes nowhere; even… read more!