• Black '47 (2018)

Black '47

Release Date: September 28th, 2018

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

In 1847 an Irish mercenary fighting for the British army abandons his post to seek revenge on those responsible for the death of his family.

Cast: Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox, Barry Keoghan, Moe Dunford, Sarah Greene, Jim Broadbent

Director: Lance Daly

Genres: Historical drama , Thriller

Production Co: IFC Films, Fastnet Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Lorry KiktaFilm Threat

    The cast in this film is incredible. show more

  • 80
    Stephen Whitty Film Journal International

    This is a simple, macho morality tale—of the oppressors and the oppressed, of good and evil, and of the one man who sets out to settle the scales of justice. And the level on which it works is primal—and frighteningly effective. show more

  • 50
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Using the Great Hunger as a backdrop for a revenge western is an interesting way to exorcise old ghosts, but the end result drains pathos from the tragedy while muting The Proposition-style genre elements. show more

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