The Promise

Genre:  Drama | Running Time:  130 min.
In theatres: April 21, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
based on 8 votes and 2 reviews
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Cast: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Tom Hollander, James Cromwell

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Michael (Oscar Isaac) is a humble Armenian medical student, who leaves his village of Siroun to study medicine in Constantinople. He then meets the beautiful Armenian artist Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), and the two bond over their shared heritage. However, Ana is in a relationship with American journalist Chris (Christian Bale).

A romantic rivalry explodes between the two men amid the chaos of war as Constantinople crumbles under the falling Ottoman Empire and Armenians are targeted. Both men are struggling to stay alive while also fighting for their respective relationships with Ana.

Director: Terry George
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): William Horberg, Mike Medavoy, Eric Esrailian
Screenplay: Terry George, Robin Swicord

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  • 5 stars "Fantastic cast! This gem headlined the Toronto International Film Festival and the reception was incredible. Standing ovations at every showing!"
  • 5 stars "great movie saw it at TIFF in Toronto fantastic cast and directing. A sure winner"
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