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Summary In 1847, battle-hardened soldier Feeney (James Frecheville) 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...

Black '47

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 12 Critic Reviews
65
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 27 User Ratings
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Summary In 1847, battle-hardened soldier Feeney (James Frecheville) 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...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 12 Critic Reviews
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8% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 12 Critic Reviews
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58% Positive
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33% Mixed
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8% Negative
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Production Company Fastnet Films, Wild Atlantic Pictures, Primeridian Entertainment, Samsa Film, Umedia, Sea Around Us, Luxembourg Film Fund, Eurimages, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board, The Government of Ireland
Release Date Sep 28, 2018
Duration 1 h 40 m
Rating R
Tagline In Ireland's Darkest Hour Vengeance Shines a Light
Irish Film and Television Awards
• 2 Wins & 6 Nominations
Lëtzebuerger Filmpräis
2 Nominations
Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards
1 Nomination