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The title of the movie refers to the basic source of dramatic tension in the movie. John is planning to break his wife, Lara, out of prison, and has spent some time coming up with a detailed plan on how to do so. However, he soon learns that Lara is being transferred to another, more secure prison, he realizes his plans aren't going to work. So he has 72 ...


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I don't think there's definitive word; this blog post speculates: The title could cover a dozen meanings, one being the promises told to poor young Eastern girls about a better life in the West. This is somewhat corroborated by this interview with Cronenberg: I remember when I first picked up the script and saw the title, Eastern Promises. I ...


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Tomorrow never dies The original title of the film was "Tomorrow Never Lies", which makes sense when you consider media mogul Elliot Carver (Jonathan Pryce) was creating the next day's headlines in advance, then causing those events to happen. But a typo on an early script draft was adopted by the producers, and "Tomorrow Never Dies" was used ...



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