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La Promesse

1996 Rated NR 1hr 33m

Roger (Olivier Gourmet) hires illegal immigrants to work for his construction company, holding their fate in his hands while refusing to pay a living wage. When an accident threatens to expose him, Roger involves his 15-year-old son, Igor (Jérémie Renier), in a web of deceit. Eventually, Igor must choose between loyalty to his father and the promise he made to take care of a young widow (Assita Ouedraogo).

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.