Promise at Dawn (La promesse de l'aube) Reviews

September 6, 2019
What's a little surprising, in light of the subject matter's considerable weight, is how funny the film frequently proves to be.
September 6, 2019
Overwrought, undercooked and underwhelming with too much narration and over-explaining. Could Charlotte Gainsbourg use some cheese to go with all that ham?
September 5, 2019
The movie looks and sounds great, but greatness and depth elude it.
September 1, 2019
In a stunning performance, Charlotte Gainsbourg displays all the love and intrusiveness of a Jewish mother, an upbringing that propels her only son Romain Gary into becoming a major French writer, war hero, and ambassador.
March 7, 2019
This offbeat, literary biopic... is charming, funny, suspenseful and ultimately moving.
August 29, 2018
It will be loved by those who love larger than life stories. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 27, 2018
The present version of Barbier has a basic problem that, in principle, should be definitive: it takes over an hour to actually start. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 26, 2018
Paradoxical. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 21, 2018
Thanks especially to the Gainsbourg and her character, the film ends up being something almost implausible: a literary biopic that is worthwhile. [Full review in Spanish]
August 6, 2018
An interesting film, whose axis is the loving and uncomfortable relationship between mother and son. [Full review in Spanish]