Synopsis by Hal Erickson
The Promise is a sentimental romantic triangle with a World War II. Russian soldiers John Castle and Ian McKellen fend off the Nazis during the siege of Leningrad. Somehow, they find time to give aid and shelter to homeless peasant Susan Macready. Loving both men equally, Macready must ultimately choose between them. Director Michael Hayes adapted the screenplay of The Promise from a play by Aleksei Arbuzov.
war, love, love-triangle, soldier