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La promesse (2016)

The Promise (original title)
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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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Cast

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Reverend Dikran Antreassian
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Marta Boghosian
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Emre Ogan
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Maral
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Mustafa
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Mesrob
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Yeva
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Faruk Pasha
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Lena
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Harut
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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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Drama | History

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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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29 November 2017 (France)  »

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$90,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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La promesse (2016) was screened in May 2017 in war-torn Aleppo, Syria, at the initiative of the Armenian National Committee of Syria. Present at the event were Syrian lawmakers, leaders of the Aleppo State University, Armenia's Consul General to Aleppo Tigran Gevorgyan, state officials, journalists and representatives of the Christian and Arab communities. See more »

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Mikael Boghosian: [narrating] Our village sat high in the mountains of Southern Turkey. It was half Turk, half Armenian. I was the local apothecary. For 200 years the Boghosians made medicines using formulas handed down from our ancestors. All right. We treated everyone alike... Muslim and Christian, rich and poor. Every morning and night. I was proud of our craft. But making potions from herbs and minerals was not enough. My greatest desire was to study medicine at the imperial school in ...
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Soundtracks

Hayastan Yerkir (Ode à la patrie)
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Performed by Jordi Savall
Courtesy of AliaVox
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Its about time the truth is coming out of the Armenian Genocide
18 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

Very proud there is a movie coming out about the Armenian genocide. My great grandparents survived this genocide and went through hell. It is a shame that the Turks are brain washed and in denial about something so cruel their people did. I also noticed a lot of those in denial are making horrible reviews to sway people's opinions to see the movie. Just horrible. Go see the movie for yourself to see the TRUTH!


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