The Promise

by Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne 1h33min Belgium 1995
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The Promise
by Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne

Roger uses his son Igor to ruthlessly traffic and exploit undocumented immigrants. When one of the immigrants is killed, Igor is guilt-ridden and wants to care for the dead man's family against his father's orders.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Jeremie Renier : Igor
  • Olivier Gourmet : Roger
  • Rasmane Ouédraogo : Hamidou
  • Assita Ouedraogo : Assita
  • And with: José Dumst, Sophia Leboutte, Hachemi Haddad, Lyazzide Bakouche, Florian Delain, Jean-michel Balthazar, Christiane Mutshimuana, Frédéric Bodson


  • Director Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne
  • Scenario Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Alphonse Badolo
  • Photo director Alain Marcoen
  • Set Design Igor Gabriel
  • Costume Design Françoise Joset
  • Sound Jean-Pierre Duret, Sandrine Deegen, Philippe Baudhuin
  • Editing Marie-Hélène Dozo
  • Original music Jean-Marie Billy, Denis M'Punga
  • Producer Hassen Daldoul, Claude Waringo
  • Production Compagny Les Films du Fleuve, Samsa Film , Touza-Films
  • Distributor Les Films du Fleuve

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format16 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1995
  • Release date for France08/07/1996
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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