Germany, 1912, shortly before the First World War. A young graduate of humble origin becomes secretary and confidante of a wealthy businessman of steel. As his close working relationship, the young will often go to the domicile of the employer, a beautiful and quiet much younger than her husband. Among them will emerge such a secret passionate relationship as platonic, since the young man did not dare to reveal their feelings, afraid of jeopardizing their work.
Title: Une promesse (A Promise)
Director: Patrice Leconte
Writers: Jérôme Tonnerre, Patrice Leconte
Stars: Alan Rickman, Christelle Cornil, Jean-Louis Sbille, Jonathan Sawdon, Maggie Steed, Rebecca Hall, Richard Madden, Shannon Tarbet, Toby Murray
Genre: Drama, Romance
Production Co: Fidélité Films, Scope Pictures