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The Promise (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, History | 21 April 2017 (USA)
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Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

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Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

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Empires fall. Love survives.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material including war atrocities, violence and disturbing images, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »
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$90,000,000 (estimated)
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Christian Bale and Rade Serbedzija previously worked together in Batman Begins (2005). See more »

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Talaat Pasha: [to Henry Morgenthau Sr., American Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire] You are a Jew, Ambassador Morgenthau. Why should you care about these people?
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Great movie
26 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

This movie was extremely moving. I was not too familiar with the backstory, the genocide of the Armenians by the Ottoman Turks, really until I saw this. Moving, eye opening, and really well made. These reviews seem to have been hijacked by people (Turks you think?) with an agenda. Disregard it. No movie with Bale in it is deserving of such a low rating; all his movies, including this one, have been stellar. The movie needed someone of his skill to bring the emotion needed to make this movie work, and it's surprising someone of his caliber agreed to participate in such a small production. From Batman to this little production? He must have really liked the story or felt some type of moral obligation to tell the story? Really I'm not sure but, overall, well done. Lastly, and I don't like being political, but for all the Turks on here slandering this movie, I just have to ask: really folks? Really? How do you expect the world to like you if you keep behaving this way?


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