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A promise / IFC Films and Fidelite present ; a film by Patrice Leconte ; screenplay by Jérôme Tonnerre and Patrice Leconte ; produced by Olivier Delbosc and Marc Missonnier ; in association with Wild Bunch with the participation of OCS, a French and Belgian coproduction ; with Scope Pictures ; coproduced by Genevieve Lemal.

Leconte, Patrice, (film director,, screenwriter.). Tonnerre, Jérôme, (screenwriter.). Delbosc, Olivier, (film producer.). Missonnier, Marc, (film producer.). Lemal, Geneviève, (film producer.). Madden, Richard, 1986- (actor.). Rickman, Alan, (actor.). Hall, Rebecca, 1982- (actor.). Steed, Maggie, (actor.). Murray, Toby, (actor.). Tarbet, Shannon, (actor.). Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Widerstand der Wirklichkeit. English. (Added Author). IFC Films, (presenter.). Fidélité Productions, (presenter.). Wild Bunch (Firm), (production company.). Orange cinéma séries (Firm) (production company.). Scope Pictures (Firm) (production company.). MPI Media Group, (film distributor.). Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, Richard Madden, Maggie Steed, Toby Murray, Shannon Tarbet. (Cast).
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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown DVD PROM (Text) 39213000735252 Adult DVDs Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library DVD ROMANCE (Text) 30477100755853 Main Floor: DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Bookmobile DVD DRAMA PROM (Text) 39231033029196 Bookmobile Stacks--Audiovisual Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD PROMISE (DRAMA) (Text) 39206021012347 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788618288
  • ISBN: 9780788618284
  • ISBN: 0109841093
  • ISBN: 9780109841094
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [Date of publication not identified]
  • Distributor: New York, NY : MPI Media Group, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the novel Journey into the past by Stefan Zweig.
Special feature: Trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Eduardo Serra ; editor, Joëlle Hache ; production design, Ivan Maussion ; costume design, Pascaline Chavanne ; music, Gabriel Yared.
Participant or Performer Note:
Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, Richard Madden, Maggie Steed, Toby Murray, Shannon Tarbet.
Summary, etc.:
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protégé. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another. Eight years later, with millions dead and Europe in ruins, the exile returns, to his homeland and to the woman he hopes has been waiting for him. But has their love survived the brutal passage of time?
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942 > Film adaptations.
World War, 1914-1918 > Germany > Drama.
Genre: Romantic plays.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.

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