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Promise at Dawn
Promise at Dawn
(French: La Promesse de l'aube) is a 1970 American drama film directed by Jules Dassin. It is based on the 1960 novel Promise at Dawn
Promise at Dawn
(French: La Promesse de l'aube) by Romain Gary. Plot[edit] The film follows author Romain Gary
Romain Gary
as he recalls his growing up with his Russian-born mother. The two leave Russia for France, where they settle in Paris. As twenty years pass, they encounter social change, age, different convictions, poverty and the slow approach of World War II. Cast[edit]

Melina Mercouri
Melina Mercouri
as Nina Kacew Assi Dayan
Assi Dayan
as Romain age 25 Didier Haudepin as Romain age 15 François Raffoul as Romain age 9 Despo Diamantidou
Despo Diamantidou
as Aniela (as Despo) Jean Martin as Igor Igorevitch Fernand Gravey
Fernand Gravey
as Jean-Michel Serusier Jacqueline Porel as Madame Mailer Elspeth March as Fat Woman Maria Machado as Nathalie Lissenko Julie Dassin as Romain's Friend René Clermont
René Clermont
as Mr. Piekielny Carole Cole
Carole Cole
as Louison Marina Nestora as Mariette Audrey Berindey as Valentine Mailer Jacqueline Duc as Madame de Rare Muni as Angélique Thérèse Thoreaux as Silent Film Heroine Jules Dassin
Jules Dassin
as Ivan Mosjukine Dennis Berry as Belle Gueule Rufus as The Violin Teacher Katia Tchenko as The actress

External links[edit]

Promise at Dawn
Promise at Dawn
on IMDb

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Films directed by Jules Dassin

The Tell-Tale Heart Nazi Agent The Affairs of Martha Reunion in France Young Ideas The Canterville Ghost Two Smart People A Letter for Evie Brute Force The Naked City Thieves' Highway Night and the City Rififi He Who Must Die The Law Never on Sunday Phaedra Topkapi 10:30 P.M. Summer Hamilchama al hashalom Uptight Promise at Dawn The Rehearsal A Dream of Passion Circle of Two

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