The Siege of Jadotville
In 1961, the UN sends an Irish peacekeeper troop commanded by Commandant Pat Quinlan 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 Quinlan and his men are left under siege by a huge number of Katangese and mercenary troops. Will the Irish soldiers resist the attack?
Director: Richie Smyth
Running time: 1h 48min
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Release date: 7 October 2016 (Sweden)
Cast: Richard Lukunku, Danny Sapani, Andrew Stock, Mark Strong, Jamie Dornan, Fionn O'Shea, Sam Keeley, Ronan Raftery, Mike Noble, Jason O'Mara, Fiona Glascott, Melissa Haiden, Jordan Mifsud, Conor Quinlan