Promise, The
(14A) Violence
Synopsis:
Drama/War. In 1915 Constantinople, two Armenians (Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon) and an American journalist (Christian Bale) help a group Armenians flee the Ottoman Empire.

Content Elements:
Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions
Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a war context – some blood and detail


Thematic Elements:
The Armenian Genocide
Survival and persecution
Loyalty


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for frequent war violence

Classification Date:
04/11/2017