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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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A gritty revenge tale for fans of actioners like The Proposition. 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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Official Sites:

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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,600, 30 September 2018

Gross USA:

$50,026
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The knife used by Martin Feeney is a kukri/khukuri. Originally from the Indian subcontinent, it is mostly associated with the Nepali speaking Gurkhas of Nepal and India. First seen by the British during the Anglo-Nepalese War or Gurkha War of 1814 - 1816. 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 »

Quotes

Feeney: They sent *you* to get rid of me?
Hannah: Yeah. They can't afford to have one of their own, someone they called a hero, turn against them.
Feeney: They never called me a hero. Only you. I was just your faithful Mick.
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Connections

Remake of An Ranger (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock of Ages
Traditional
Arranged by Lance Daly & Peadar Cox
Performed by soup tent congregation
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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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