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 (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 quest to get even with the powers-that-be who have wronged both his family and his country. There is only one man who can stop Feeney's bloody crusade: disgraced British army veteran Hannah (Hugo Weaving), whose own loyalties may be more complex than they appear...
Keywords: #Black '47 #Black '47 (2018) #Freddie Fox #Hugo Weaving #James Frecheville #Lance Daly #Stephen Rea
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Solzy at the Movies
September 26, 2018 Black 47somehow falls short of one's cinematic expectations in providing justice to a story that demands it.Read in Source
September 27, 2018 Daly's film isn't subtle, but as a genre film it has a certain pulpy intensity that keeps it rattling along.Read in Source
September 26, 2018 The story glums along earnestly for 100 minutes that seem, and possibly were, 100 days.Read in Source
February 17, 2018 Black 47 feels more like a small screen misfire than the grand cinematic epic that this rich story deserves.Read in Source
September 27, 2018 It's all deeply silly stuff, but within an eerily profound milieu.Read in Source
The Arts Desk
September 27, 2018 Black 47 is a gripping and unusual drama none the less.Read in Source
February 17, 2018 Daly's restrained, pared-down style is the opposite of flashy exploitation cinema, but watching these bastions of lethally repressive British rule get some overdue comeuppance is similarly stirring.Read in Source
New York Times
September 27, 2018 Since this is a rare feature film to treat the Irish famine, it's a little odd that it tilts so heavily toward a genre exercise. But as a genre exercise, it's pretty potent.Read in Source
February 16, 2018 By the time it ends on a note of intimate ambiguity, it's hard not to wish that Black 47 had expressed more shades of gray.Read in Source
September 26, 2018 The film's mythic force is underlined by its visual style.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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