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The Siege of Jadotville

IMDb 7.3 108 min
Genre:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Stars:
Mark Strong, Guillaume Canet, Jason Omara, Mikael Persbrandt, Michael Mcelhatton, Jamie Dornan, Emmanuelle Seigner, Fiona Glascott
Director:
Richie Smyth
Country:
South Africa, Ireland
Rating:
7.9 / 240 times
Release:
2016-10-07
Synopsis:
In 1961, the UN sends an Irish peacekeeper troop commanded by Commandant Pat Quilan to Katanga, in Congo, to protect the inhabitants of the mining town of Jadotville in the beginning of a civil war. Meanwhile the UN advisor Dr. Conor Cruise O'Brien launches a military attack named Operation Morthor against the French and Belgian mercenaries. Soon there is a reprisal from the mercenaries and Quilana and his men are left under the siege of a huge Katangese and mercenary troops. Will the Irish soldiers resist to the attack?