The Promise (2016)

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As the Ottoman Empire collpases a talented medical student in Istanbul is attracted to a beautiful dance instructor, who is in a relationship with an American journalist. As the first world war begins and the Armenian peoples are subjected to assault, all three are caught up in the violence.

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