Set in Germany at the outbreak of World War I, A PROMISE centres on Charlotte Hoffmeister a married woman who falls in love with Friedrich Zeitz , a protégé of her husband Karl Hoffmeister .
Bound by duty and divided by the impending war, the young lovers pledge their devotion to each other in spite of what their future holds.
A passionate and romantic drama about forbidden love, A PROMISE marks the English language debut of acclaimed French director, Patrice Leconte and is based on the classic novel ‘Journey into the Past’ by Austrian author Stefan Zwieg (famed for the film adaptations of Letter From An Unknown Woman and The Grand Budapest Hotel).
Certificate: 12 Drama | Romance
Dir. Patrice Leconte, France/Belgium, 2013, 98 mins
Cast: Alan Rickman, Rebeccas Hall, Richard Madden