Romance on the Verge of WWI Trailer: The Ottoman Lieutenant!

Lillie (Hera Hilmar), a strong-willed woman fed up with injustice in her own country and inspired by an American doctor (Josh Hartnett), travels to a medical mission in the Ottoman Empire.

Her loyalty to her mission is put to the test when she falls in love with a Turkish officer (Michael Huisman) on the brink of World War I.

The Ottoman Lieutenant Teaser Trailer #1 (2017) – YouTube

A strong-willed woman, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States after meeting Jude, an American doctor who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire — a world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become the first World War. There, she finds her loyalty tested to both Jude and the mission’s founder when she falls in love with their perceived enemy, a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army.

Release date: March 10, 2017 (USA)
Director: Joseph Ruben

Michiel Huisman as Ismail, a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army
Hera Hilmar as Lillie Rowe, an idealistic American nurse
Josh Hartnett as Jude, an American doctor
Ben Kingsley as Dr. Garrett Woodruff
Haluk Bilginer as Halil Bey

Trailer Grade: B+