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"The Promise" film in UK cinemas today #KeepThePromise

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Why the Armenian-Genocide Film ‘The Promise’ Is Crucial Cinema - CURNBLOG

Terry George’s ‘The Promise’, set during the Armenian-Genocide, is a great movie. The talents of Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale are…

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The Promise: Review

For a sprawling weepy set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire and the subsequent genocide of the Armenian people, the fact that the standout moment in The Promise sees Charlotte Le Bon fighting off her Turkish attackers with vegetables probably isn’t the best of signs that Terry George’s drama is wholly successful in putting its message across. 162 more words



Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 2 hours 12 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for Thematic Material including War Atrocities, Violence and Disturbing Images, and for some Sexuality… 873 more words


A Failed 'Promise'

In The Promise, Terry George sets his sights on a perilous period of early 20th century history, the last days of the Ottoman Empire, which gave way to the Armenian genocide. 361 more words

CityBeat Archives

"The Promise" a Weak Love Story Girded with the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1917

The poster and ad campaign lead potential viewers to think that The Promise is about a passionate love triangle shaken by war. Viewers may think of films which memorably and successfully marry love and war, think, … 450 more words


REVIEW: The Promise

When I started this blog, I put together a list of rules to impose upon myself during the review process to keep them mostly related to my personal taste and the film’s general execution. 487 more words

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