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The Promise (2017) - Movie Details

Drama War
130 min.
Release Date
April 21, 2017
DVD Release Date
July 18, 2017 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
130 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic material including war atrocities, violence and disturbing images, and for some sexuality

Empires fall, love survives. When Michael (Oscar Isaac), a brilliant medical student, meets Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana’s boyfriend Chris (Christian Bale), a famous American photojournalist dedicated to exposing political truth. As the Ottoman Empire crumbles into war-torn chaos, their conflicting passions must be deferred while they join forces to get their people to safety and survive themselves. The... Full synopsis »

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Rarely do you encounter such uplifting material as The Promise, a movie that depicts the Armenian genocide where Turkey systematically killed up to 1.5 million people during World War I. The drama, which stars Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale and Charlotte Le Bon, attempts, and ultimately fails, to balance historical depiction of the atrocities with a love triangle story. Full movie review »

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