REVIEW: THE PROMISE
OVERVIEW: From the Academy Award®-winning director of Hotel Rwanda Terry George, comes a powerful and sweeping epic set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise debuting on Digital HD on July 4, 2017 and on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and On Demand on July 18, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
The Promise on Blu-ray™, DVD
and Digital HD come packed with exclusive bonus content
including deleted scenes as well as a special
behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film delving
deeper into one of the most tragic events in WWI history.
SYNOPSIS: Sparks fly when a humble Armenian medical student (Isaac) falls in love with an artist (Le Bon) already committed to a renowned and worldly journalist (Bale). But as tensions rise with the outbreak of World War I, the trio must set passions aside to survive as the world around them crumbles and one of history's darkest yet rarely told chapters unfolds before their eyes.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English
French and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1/Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
English SDH Spanish
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– Includes commentary by Director/Co-Writer Terry George
The Love Story
– Oscar Issac, Christian Bale, Charlotte Le Bon, and Terry
George examine the love triangle at the center of the
War and Struggle
– A look at how the filmmakers balanced the
historical responsibility of conveying the plight of
Armenians during WWI accurately with the creative
responsibility of developing relatable characters for the
– Hear director Terry George and the cast discuss
why the theme of hope is so crucial to understanding
Armenian resilience in the face of the wartime atrocities.
Feature Commentary with Director Terry George and Producer