The property of late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is staying real to the businessman and philanthropist’s promise to bring the disputed Armenian genocide to your big display.
The belated nevada casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian earmarked $100 million of his own fortune to make a film in regards to the alleged Armenian genocide.
Kerkorian, very important figures in developing Las Vegas as it’s known today, passed away in 2015 during the age of 98 with an estimated net worth of $4 billion. But before he passed, the former majority owner of MGM Resorts pledged $100 million to create a movie that highlighted the horrific events that happened between 1915 and 1923 in Armenia.
The Ottoman government systematically exterminated some 1.5 million Armenians over a span of roughly eight years. But its successor, the Republic of Turkey, denies genocide ever occurred.
Funded by Kerkorian, ‚The Promise‘ is a new film that sets out to bring the Armenian conflict to theaters across the nation. It informs the fictional tale of the love triangle place that is taking 1915 Armenia.
The movie is directed by Terry George, whose credits include ‚Hotel Rwanda,‘ the 2004 drama that dealt with the Rwanda genocide, and stars Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, and Charlotte LeBon.
‚The film is a love story set in the first World War in Turkey at the start of and through the genocide that is armenian‘ George recently told Weiterlesen