Rent La Promesse (1996)

3.6 of 5 from 112 ratings
1h 30min
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Synopsis:
'La Promesse' is the story of 15 year old Igor (Jérémie Renier), who helps his small time crook father run a scam illegally employing immigrants on building sites. But when one of the workers is fatally injured, Igor promises to look after the man's wife and child - a promise that changes Igor's life forever...
Actors:
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Directors:
,
Writers:
Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Aka:
The Promise
Studio:
Artificial Eye Film Company Ltd.
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Countries:
Belgium
BBFC:
Release Date:
16/04/2001
Run Time:
90 minutes
Languages:
French Dolby Digital 2.0, Italian Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles:
Dutch, English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Interview with Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne

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Reviews (1) of La Promesse

Gritty realism with unepected warmth - La Promesse review by CP Customer

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10/02/2015

Excellent acting with a range of non-cliche characters gives this film about the underside of corrupt immigration scams an unepected warmth and humanity.

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