Should this article be retitled to "Promise at Dawn (1970 film)" now that there is a 2017 film of the same title (dir. "Promise at Dawn" is in the sturdy movie tradition of the star vehicle, and Miss Mercouri is handled in the manner of Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and Ingrid Bergman. Promise at Dawn poster. Promise at Dawn (French: La Promesse de l'aube) is a 1970 American drama film directed by Jules Dassin and starring Melina Mercouri, Dassin's wife.

It is based on the 1960 novel Promise at Dawn (French: La Promesse de l'aube) by Romain Gary and the subsequent play by Samuel A. Taylor. Directed by Jules Dassin.

A Soviet silent-film actress (Melina Mercouri) raises her illegitimate son, who becomes the writer Romain Gary (Assaf Dayan). With Melina Mercouri, Assi Dayan, Didier Haudepin, François Raffoul. Promise at Dawn ( 2017) Promise at Dawn. Movie (1970) Starring: Melina Mercouri (Nina Kacew) Assi Dayan (Romain age 25) Didier Haudepin (Romain age 15) François Raffoul (Romain age 9) A Soviet silent-film actress raises her illegitimate son, who becomes the writer Romain Gary.

Directed by: Jules Dassin: Produced by: Jules Dassin: Written by: Jules Dassin Romain Gary Andrew Sarris Samuel A. Taylor: Starring: Melina Mercouri Assi Dayan: Music by: Georges Delerue: Cinematography: Promise at Dawn; Film poster. DurandalsFate (talk) 04:52, 4 February 2019 (UTC) If/when the other article is created, I'll do the move. From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story ... See full summary ». The Promise premiered on September 11, 2016, at the Toronto International Film Festival and was released by Open Road Films in the United States on April 21, 2017, on the 102nd anniversary of the week the Genocide started. Eric Barbier, starring Pierre Niney and Charlotte Gainsbourg), also based on the book? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Promise at Dawn. The role is written for her, tailored to her and designed to show her technical virtuosity as she "ages" some 30 years.