Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine's destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family.
Did You Know?
The term 'black 47' refers to the summer of the year 1847, when the Irish potato famine was at its height and many thousands of people in Ireland died from starvation. See more
Remake of An Ranger