A Promise (2013) Movie poster and book cover compared.

A Promise

Patrice Leconte, 2013

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Journey into the Past
Stefan Zweig, 1976

A Promise is a movie directed by Patrice Leconte in 2013 and based on the book Journey into the Past by Stefan Zweig, first published in 1976. The movie features Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, Richard Madden, Toby Murray, Maggie Steed, Shannon Tarbet, and others.

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RATING

5.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: A Promise (Patrice Leconte, 2013)

7.6

/ 10

Book Cover: Journey into the Past (Stefan Zweig, 1976)

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Storyline

In 1912 Germany, a freshly graduated engineer with modest origins, Friedrich Zeitz, starts work at a steelworks owned by ageing tycoon Karl Hoffmeister. Hoffmeister is impressed by Zeitz’s knowledge and commitment to the work, and Friedrich moves up through the ranks.

Movie vs Book

Poster of A Promise, the 2013 movie by Patrice Leconte

Year

2013

Minutes

98

Movie Rate

5.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

A Promise

Original title: Une promesse

Country: France

Year: 2013

Length: 1h38m

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Cover of Journey into the Past, the 1976 book by Stefan Zweig

Year

1976

Pages

136

Book Rate

7.68

S: Goodreads

Book

Journey into the Past

Original title: Widerstand der Wirklichkeit

Country: Austria

First published in: 1976

Length: 136 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of Journey into the Past, the 1976 book by Stefan Zweig

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