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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. Despite ... See full summary »

Director:

Lance Daly

Writers:

Lance Daly, P.J. Dillon (story by) | 4 more credits »
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Credited cast:
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
Ciaran Grace ... O'Sé
Colm Seoighe Colm Seoighe ... Swineherd
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Olivier Biwer Olivier Biwer ... Prison Officer
Kieran Boland ... Sullivan
Antonia Campbell-Hughes ... Brigid Ni Dhomhnaill
Dermot Crowley ... Judge Bolton
Diarmuid de Faoite ... Catholic Priest
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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. 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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In Ireland's Darkest Hour Vengeance Shines a Light

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Action | Drama

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

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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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2.35 : 1
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The term 'black 47' refers to the summer of the year 1847, when the Irish potato famine was at its height and hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland died from starvation. See more »

Goofs

The pub pictured at the end of the film has windows made out of wire mesh glass; this was not invented until 1892. See more »

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Remake of An Ranger (2008) See more »

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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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