The Promise (1978)

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  • Face of a Stranger Alternative

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Romance. Micheal and Nancy are a young couple planning to marry, but their relationship is objected by Micheal's mother, Marion. While driving to the church for their wedding, they have a car accident. Micheal enters in a coma and Nancy has her face disfigured. Marion offers to pay her plastic surgery, on the condition not to see Micheal again. She accepts and after the operation, she moves to San Francisco and changes her name to Mary. When Michael regains consciousness, Marion tells him she has died, but the fate will have them meeting again.

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