Rent The Promise (2011)

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5h 54min
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Synopsis:
Just as 18-year-old Londoner Erin (Claire Foy) sets off to spend summer in Israel with her best friend Eliza (Perdita Weeks), she enearths an old diary belonging to her seriously ill grandfather, Len (Christian Cooke). Intrigued by the life of this old man she barely knows, she takes the diary with her, and is stunned to learn of his part in the post-WWII British peace-keeping force in what was then Palestine. Left to her own devices when Eliza begins National Service in the Israeli army, Erin witnesses the complexities of life - for both Jews and Arabs - in this troubled land.
And as Len's story comes to life from the pages of the diary, Erin discovers the disturbing truths about his time in Palestine and the atrocities he witnessed in the 1940s. Retracing Len's steps in modern-day Israel, Erin sets out on a heart-breaking journey in an effort to understand…
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Hal Vogel
Writers:
Peter Kosminsky
Studio:
Channel 4
Genres:
British TV, TV Dramas
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
28/02/2011
Run Time:
354 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Audio commentary with director Peter Kosminsky and producer Hal Vogel (Episode one and deleted scenes)
  • Behind the scenes featurettes
  • Filming in Israel 1940s and 2005
Disc 1:
This disc includes episodes 1 - 2
- Special Features
Disc 2:
This disc includes episodes 3 - 4
BBFC:
Release Date:
28/02/2011
Run Time:
354 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Audio Commentary with Director Peter Kosminksy and Producer Hal Vogel (Episode One and Deleted Scenes)
  • Over an Hour of Behind the Scenes Featurette including Filming in Israel, Meet the Cast, Visual Effects and Casting the Actors
  • Deleted Scenes
Disc 1:
This disc includes episodes 1 - 2
- Special Features
Disc 2:
This disc includes episodes 3 - 4
- Special Features

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