Exclusive Clip: Oscar Isaac Avoids the Military in ‘The Promise’

The Promise stars Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac and Charlotte Le Bon in a tale of intrigue, romance and action set against the end of the Ottoman Empire. As World War I is under way, a brilliant medical student named Mikael (Isaac) falls for a woman (Le Bon) who is in love with a famed journalist (Bale). When the fighting starts, they end up as unlikely allies caught in a love triangle but also hoping to save the innocent Armenians trapped in their home country.

In this clip, Mikael is hoping to avoid being drafted into Turkey’s military using his medical student credentials, but things don’t go as planned. See The Promise when it opens April 21.