The Promise

Critics Consensus

The Promise wastes an outstanding cast and powerful real-life story on a love triangle that frustratingly fails to engage.

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Brilliant medical student Michael (Oscar Isaac) meets beautiful dance instructor Ana (Charlotte Le Bon) in late 1914. Their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana's boyfriend (Christian Bale), an American photojournalist who's dedicated to exposing the truth. As the Ottoman Empire crumbles into war-torn chaos, their conflicting passions must be deferred as they join forces to get themselves and their people to safety.

Cast & Crew

Oscar Isaac
Michael Boghosian
Charlotte Le Bon
Ana Khesarian
Shohreh Aghdashloo
Marta Boghosian
Terry George
Screenwriter
Robin Swicord
Screenwriter
Kirk Kerkorian
Executive Producer
Ralph Winter
Executive Producer
Denise O'Dell
Executive Producer
Mark Albela
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  • Sep 06, 2017
    "The Promise" tells an important story. The acting and costumes are reasonably good, but it seems as if it might have been a bit watered-down -- almost like a Hallmark presentation of the Armenian genocide. It's good, but it could have been a lot better.
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