Friday, September 28 - Thursday, October 18, 2018
One man’s ruthless pursuit of justice plays out against the darkest chapter of Irish history in this riveting revenge thriller. In 1847, a battle-hardened soldier (James Frecheville) deserts the British army to return home to Ireland, only to find his family decimated and his country ravaged beyond recognition by the Great Famine. With Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent, Stephen Rea and Freddie Fox.
Official selection: Berlin International Film Festival
“A resonant, beautifully performed Irish Western.” – Variety
Runtime: 100 min.
- Short Title Black '47
- Country Ireland
- Running Time 14 minutes
- Director Lance Daly
- Writer Lance Daly, P.J. Dillon, Pierce Ryan, Eugene O'Brien
- Editor Julian Ulrichs, John Walters
- Cinematographer Declan Quinn
- Cast Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox, Jim Broadbent