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Broken Promise

Directed by Jirí Chlumský

Slovakia-Czech Republic-USA | 129 minutes | 2009

Slovak and Russian with English subtitles

In the face of insurmountable odds, one man will risk everything to take back his country. Czechoslovakia, 1943, and the world is enveloped by the dark clouds of war. Showing unimaginable bravery, a Jewish teenager manages to escape the clutches of a concentration camp and joins a group of partisans fighting to liberate Europe from the Nazis. With explosive action and a moving storyline based on the memoirs of Martin Friedmann-Petrásek, Broken Promise is the incredible true story of a man who gave it all in the name of liberty.
Foreign Title Nedodrzaný slub
Director Jirí Chlumský
Countries of Production Slovakia-Czech Republic-USA
Year of Presentation 2009
Language(s) Slovak and Russian with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 129 minutes
Principal Cast Ondrej Vetchý, Vlado Cerný, Lubomír Bukový
Award(s)

Slovakia’s Official Submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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