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The Promise

RomanceDrama18+ (R)19951h 55m
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#6465 Ranked Movie
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Romance Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19951h 55mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Political Female Director Country: France 

East-Berlin, 1961, shortly after the erection of the Wall. Konrad, Sophie and three of their friends plan a daring escape to Western Germany. The attempt is successful, except for Konrad, who remains behind. From then on, and for the next 28 years, Konrad and Sophie will attempt to meet again, in spite of the Iron Curtain. Konrad, who has become a reputed Astrophysicist, tries to take advantage of scientific congresses outside Eastern Germany to arrange encounters with Sophie. But in a country where the political police, the Stasi, monitors the moves of all suspicious people (such as Konrad's sister Barbara and her husband Harald), preserving one's privacy, ideals and self-respect becomes an exhausting fight, even as the Eastern block begins its long process of disintegration.The Promise featuring Meret Becker and Corinna Harfouch is available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (731 votes) and was well received by critics.

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#6,465 Ranked Movie

#295 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#320 Ranked in Political Movies

#942 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Promise has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (731 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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