PG-13 | | Drama, History
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.
The scene between US Ambassador Henry Morgenthau and Turkish Interior Minister Talaat Pasha is taken entirely from Ambassador Morgenthau's memoirs. When Talaat seeks the insurance money for the Armenians he had ordered killed, it is almost verbatim. The memoirs ... ...
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......
English, Armenian, German, French
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