La Promesse (1997)

Audience Score
NR 1 hr 34 minJun 18th, 1997Drama
Igor, aged 15, and his father Roger deal in housing and peddling illicit labor in the outlying districts of Liege, Belgium. Scams, lies and swindling rule their lives. When one of his father’s illegal workers gets injured on the job and asks Igor to promise to take care of his wife and baby, Igor finds himself at a crossroad. He wants to keep the promise, but the price would be to betray his father.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:June 18th, 1997 - Buy Tickets
On DVD & Blu-ray:January 15th, 2002 - Buy DVD
Original Language:French
Production Companies:Samsa Film, Eurimages, Les Films du Fleuve, Touza Productions, RTBF, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la FWB, Loterie Nationale de Belgique, Canal+, E.R.T.T., Fonds d'Action Sociale, Dérives Productions, CNC