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Black '47 (2018)

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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.

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Lance Daly

Writers:

Lance Daly, P.J. Dillon (story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugo Weaving ... Hannah
James Frecheville ... Feeney
Stephen Rea ... Conneely
Freddie Fox ... Pope
Barry Keoghan ... Hobson
Moe Dunford ... Fitzgibbon
Sarah Greene ... Ellie
Jim Broadbent ... Lord Kilmichael
Ronan O'Connor Ronan O'Connor ... Red
John Cronin John Cronin ... Wright
Ella Grace Lee Ella Grace Lee ... Roisin
Keanu Parks Keanu Parks ... Tomas
Brandon Maher Brandon Maher ... Mícheál Og
Aidan McArdle ... Cronin
Peadar Cox Peadar Cox ... Translator
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Storyline

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. Written by BritishFilms1

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Taglines:

In Ireland's Darkest Hour Vengeance Shines a Light See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

Ireland | Luxembourg

Language:

English | Irish

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black '47 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,600, 30 September 2018

Gross USA:

$57,520

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,073,063
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The term 'black 47' refers to the summer of 1847, when the Irish potato famine was at its height and hundreds of thousands of people died from starvation. See more »

Goofs

The scene with the train could never have happened in 1847 as the first train to Galway was in 1851 and it was on a single line, not a double track. The train featured is also way too modern and large in steam terms for the time and pulled way too many wagons and certainly did not go to Connemara at this time nor was it standard gauge. See more »

Quotes

Feeney: [when a gun aimed at him at close range fails to fire] Damp day. You should have kept your powder dry.
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Connections

Remake of An Ranger (2008) See more »

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Little Jimmy Murphy
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Performed by Hugo Weaving
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Historical film based in the irish famine delivered in the style of the great westerns.
20 August 2018 | by pcossieSee all my reviews

Best irish film since "the field " .fantastic leading man and great turn from stephen rea and extended cast ,beautiful use of the irish language ,


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