Promised

Promised

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Promised

Two Italians fight their arranged marriage in this '70s set Australian drama starring Daniel Ferini, Antoinette Iesue, and Strictly Ballroom's Paul Mercurio.

1953, two Italian children are promised in marriage by their fathers. 21 years on, times have changed: traditions are fading and Italy has been liberated, but the pair is still expected to marry - or face the consequences.

2019Rating: PG, Mild sexual references and coarse language93 minsAustralia
DramaRomance
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FilmInk

FilmInk

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Thanks to the smart dialogue, heartfelt vibe, and winning performances, the undeniable soft-focus of Promised (it’s a disappointingly less-than-damning discussion of such an essentially horrid practice) never becomes overly problematic, with the film ultimately fixing as one more for the heart than the head.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

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It's not a particularly stylish film... But there's a simmering good humor to it and a sense of reality that turns its ordinariness into a virtue.

3.0
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FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Thanks to the smart dialogue, heartfelt vibe, and winning performances, the undeniable soft-focus of Promised (it’s a disappointingly less-than-damning discussion of such an essentially horrid practice) never becomes overly problematic, with the film ultimately fixing as one more for the heart than the head.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

It's not a particularly stylish film... But there's a simmering good humor to it and a sense of reality that turns its ordinariness into a virtue.

3.0
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