8 min.DK/Short fiction

PROMISE brings us back to Vilna in the interwar period. In spite of her poverty a mother foretell a bright future for Romain, her 10-year-old son.
The only one to believe her words is the aging Mr. Piekielny . but he also forces the boy to make him a curious promise; a promise only time
can tell if Romain will keep. This piece of reality is described by the French diplomat and writer,
Romain Gary, in his autobiography, Promise At Dawn; The three directors made a promise to each other and transformed this into the film, PROMISE.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Promise
Danish title Promise
Keywords Life, Posthumous reputation, Promises, Purpose
Director Morten BH, Kirsten Dehlholm, Henning Carlsen
Screenplay Richard Raskin
Producer Henrik Underbjerg, Stefan Frost
Director of Photography Laust Trier Mørk
Editor Elin Pröjts
Sound Bobby Hess
Appearance Jacob August Ottensten, Emmanuel Limal, Rune T. Kidde
Production country Denmark
Production company Radiator Film ApS
International sales
Danish festival release 22.04.2010, Cinemateket, vist på CPH PIX i serien New Danish Talent.
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Radiator Film ApS


Direction Morten BH
Direction Kirsten Dehlholm
Direction Henning Carlsen


Script Richard Raskin


Producer Henrik Underbjerg
Producer Stefan Frost


Cinematography Laust Trier Mørk


Stills Piotr Bromblik


Editing Elin Pröjts


Chief makeup artist Kirsten Zäschke


Sound Bobby Hess


Appearance Jacob August Ottensten
Appearance Emmanuel Limal
Appearance Rune T. Kidde

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