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Promise at Dawn (1970)

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Nina Kacewa
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Carol Cole ...
Louison - a nurse
Marina Nestora ...
Mariette
Audrey Berindey ...
Valentine Mailer
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25 November 1970 (France)  »

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Vittorio De Sica was originally signed to direct, and he planned for either Ingrid Bergman or Ava Gardner to star. See more »

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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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