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Promise at Dawn (1970)

GP  -  Drama  -  25 November 1970 (France)
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Nina Kacewa
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Romain Kacew age 25
Didier Haudepin ...
Romain Kacew age 15
François Raffoul ...
Romain Kacew age 9
Despo Diamantidou ...
Aniela (as Despo)
Jean Martin ...
Igor Igorevitch
Fernand Gravey ...
Jean-Michel Serusier
Jacqueline Porel ...
Madame Mailer
Elspeth March ...
Fat Woman
Maria Machado ...
Nathalie Lissenko
Julie Dassin ...
Romain's Friend
René Clermont ...
Mr. Piekielny
Carol Cole ...
Louison - a nurse
Marina Nestora ...
Mariette
Audrey Berindey ...
Valentine Mailer
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Mercouri hams it up
3 November 2002 | by (uk) – See all my reviews

This movie should have been called An overbearing mother. Not very enjoyable as Melina Mercouri just kills every scene with her overacting.

Filmed in different styles (sometimes like a silent movie) in which it tries to reproduce the Twenties setting. The music by the usual dependable Delerue is also a disappointment.


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