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by Thomas Kruithof


Clémence, the fearless mayor of a town near Paris, is completing the final term of her political career. With her faithful right-hand man Yazid, she has long fought for this town plagued by poverty, unemployment and slumlords. However, when Clémence is approached to become Minister, her ambition arises, questioning her devotion and commitment to her citizens. Will her political integrity and election promises survive her newly found ambition?

international title: Promises
original title: Les Promesses
country: France
sales agent: Elle Driver
year: 2021
genre: fiction
directed by: Thomas Kruithof
film run: 98'
release date: FR 26/01/2022, BE 26/01/2022, IT 10/03/2022, ES 24/06/2022
screenplay: Jean-Baptiste Delafon, Thomas Kruithof
cast: Isabelle Huppert, Reda Kateb, Naidra Ayadi, Jean-Paul Bordes, Mustapha Abourachid, Soufiane Guerrab, Stefan Crepon, Laurent Poitrenaux
cinematography by: Alexandre Lamarque
film editing: Jean-Baptiste Beaudoin
art director: Oliver Radot
costumes designer: Carine Sarfati
music: Grégoire Auger
producer: Thibault Gast, Matthias Weber
production: 2425 Films Production, France 2 Cinéma, Wild Bunch Production, Les Films du Camélia
distributor: Wild Bunch Distribution, Athena Films, Notorious Pictures, Filmax

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