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The Pledge
Directed by:
Sean Penn

Directed by Sean Penn, and written by Jerzy Kromolowski (screenplay), "The Pledge" (also known as "Versprechen, Das", "Promessa, La") is a Drama/Crime/Mystery/Thriller film, released on January 09 of 2001 in the USA . Patricia Clarkson is starring, alongside Benicio Del Toro, Dale Dickey, Wendy Morrow Donaldson, Aaron Eckhart and Shawn Henter.

Detective Jerry Black has made a promise he can't break, to catch a killer he can't find.

Who is the director of "The Pledge":

The Pledge was directed by Sean Penn, an American actor, director, producer, and writer.

Before directing The Pledge, Sean Penn had directed The Crossing Guard, released in 1995, The Indian Runner (1991). Since, he directed Into the Wild, released in 2007.

When was "The Pledge" released:

The Pledge was initally released in the United States on Tuesday, January 09, 2001. Also released on Tuesday, January 09, 2001 have been Save the Last Dance (dir. Thomas Carter) and Camouflage (dir. James Keach). This was nineteen (19) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, October 12, 2001 in the United Kingdom; Tuesday, May 15, 2001 in France; Sunday, February 11, 2001 in Germany; Friday, October 19, 2001 in Italy; Friday, October 26, 2001 in Spain; Thursday, August 09, 2001 in Australia and on Saturday, June 29, 2002 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Pledge":

At the casting of The Pledge we find Patricia Clarkson, previously seen in Joe Gould's Secret (2000) and The Green Mile (1999); Benicio Del Toro (Traffic (2000), Snatch (2000)); Dale Dickey (The Journey of August King (1995), The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)) [ more... ]

  • Michael O'Keefe and Jack Nicholson also worked together in Ironweed, released in 1987.
  • Benicio Del Toro and Kathy Jensen also worked together in The Indian Runner, released in 1991.

What is the Storyline of "The Pledge":

Retired police detective Jerry Black (Jack Nicholson) is seen mumbling incoherently, apparently drunk, at an unspecified location. The scene then shifts to events in the recent past. Jerry is ice fishing, then driving to work. After work, he goes to a restaurant, where the Department has thrown him a retirement party. Police Captain Eric Pollack (Sam Shepard) gives Jerry a gift, a trip to go fishing in Mexico. The party is interrupted by the discovery of a murdered young girl named Ginny. Jerry decides to [...]

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