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Black '47 / a Fastnet Films/Primerdian production ; produced by Macdara Kelleher ; screenplay by P.J. Dillon ; directed by Lance Daly.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [DVD version].
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] : Shout Factory, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Wide screen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Sarah Greene, Barry Keoghan, Jim Broadbent, Stephan Rea.
Summary, etc.:
One man's ruthless pursuit of justice plays out against the darkest chapter of Irish history in this riveting revenge thriller. In 1847, battle-hardened soldier Feeney deserts the British army to return home to Ireland, where he finds his country ravaged beyond recognition by the Great Famine. When he discovers that his mother has died of starvation and his brother has been hanged by the British, something snaps, sending Feeney on a relentless quest to get even with the powers-that-be.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some disturbing images and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; dobly digital 5.1 and stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Soldiers > Drama.
Ireland > History > Famine, 1845-1852.
Revenge > Drama.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Historical films.

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