Promise at Dawn

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1970
  • Running time: 102 min
A Soviet silent-film actress (Melina Mercouri) raises her illegitimate son, who becomes the writer Romain Gary (Assaf Dayan).

A Soviet silent-film actress (Melina Mercouri) raises her illegitimate son, who becomes the writer Romain Gary (Assaf Dayan).

Original Release

11/25/1970

US Release

01/21/1971

Cast

Melina Mercouri Nina Kacewa
Despo Diamantidou Aniela / Aniela (as Despo)
Assi Dayan Romain Kacew age 25
Didier Haudepin Romain Kacew age 15
François Raffoul Romain Kacew age 9
Jean Martin Igor Igorevitch
Fernand Gravey Jean-Michel Serusier
Jules Dassin dire
Jacqueline Porel Madame Mailer
Elspeth March Fat Woman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jules Dassin

Writers

Jules Dassin, Romain Gary, Andrew Sarris, Samuel A. Taylor

Cast

Melina Mercouri Nina Kacewa
Despo Diamantidou Aniela / Aniela (as Despo)
Assi Dayan Romain Kacew age 25
Didier Haudepin Romain Kacew age 15
François Raffoul Romain Kacew age 9
Jean Martin Igor Igorevitch
Fernand Gravey Jean-Michel Serusier
Jules Dassin dire
Jacqueline Porel Madame Mailer
Elspeth March Fat Woman
Maria Machado Nathalie Lissenko
René Clermont Mr. Piekielny
Carol Cole Louison - a nurse
Marina Nestora Mariette
Audrey Berindey Valentine Mailer
Jacqueline Duc Madame de Rare
Muni Angélique
Thérèse Thoreux Silent Film Heroine
Dennis Berry Belle Gueule
Romain Bouteille Film Director

Producers

Editors

Robert Lawrence

1971Golden GlobeBest Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1971Golden GlobeMost Promising Newcomer - Male Nominated
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