The estate of late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is staying true to the businessman and philanthropist’s promise to bring the disputed Armenian genocide to your big display screen.
The belated Las vegas, nevada casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian earmarked $100 million of his own fortune to produce a film in regards to the alleged Armenian genocide.
Kerkorian, one of the more crucial figures in developing Las Vegas because it’s known today, passed away in 2015 during the age of 98 with an estimated worth that is net of4 billion. But before he passed, the former majority owner of MGM Resorts pledged $100 million to make a movie that highlighted the horrific events that occurred between 1915 and 1923 in Armenia.
Over a span of roughly eight years, the Ottoman government systematically exterminated some 1.5 million Armenians. But its successor, the Republic of Turkey, denies genocide ever occurred.
Funded by Kerkorian, ‘The Promise’ is a movie that is new sets out to bring the Armenian conflict to theaters across the nation. It informs the fictional story 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 movie stars Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, and Charlotte LeBon.
‘The movie is a love story set in the 1st World War in Turkey at the start of and through the (more…)