“Superbly done” – Mark Romanek
A Syrian refugee can only stay in Britain if she becomes a surrogate mother for a desperate couple, but their illicit pact has dark consequences.
Stars: Rebecca Callard, Nabil Elouahabi, Lara Sawalha
Promise is a haunting film of loss and hope which takes an old story and sets it in contemporary Britain. “Pregnant with resonances, both biblical and political” – Projected Figures
Directed by Neville Pierce, written by Hannah Lee, produced by Luke Walton & Neville Pierce
Find us on IMDb: imdb.com/title/tt6596150/
Promise was made as part of The Pitch, a competition which offers its winner a £30,000 production budget and a trip to Hollywood. enterthepitch.com
Read an interview with Promise screenwriter and Pitch finalist Hannah Lee here