2016, 133 minutes.
The Promise is a historical fiction film that conveys a multi-perspective history of the Armenian Genocide between its early stages from 1915-1916. As the plot of The Promise unfolds in the Ottoman Empire during 1914, on the brink of its entrance into the First World War and the Armenian Genocide, viewers discover the symbolic love between friends, family and one’s national identity. The Promise shares the story of Ottoman Armenian people and the brave men and women who risked their lives to help save them from complete annihilation.
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