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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
Writer: Kevin Brodbin, Declan Power (based on the book by)
Production: Netflix
Year: 2016
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 07 Oct 2016
Awards: 3 wins & 3 nominations.

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Patrice Lumumba - Richard Lukunku
Moise Tshombe - Danny Sapani
Man in a White Suit - Andrew Stock
Conor Cruise O'Brien - Mark Strong
Patrick Quinlan - Jamie Dornan
William Reidy - Fionn O'Shea
Bill (Sniper) Ready - Sam Keeley
John Gorman - Ronan Raftery
Charles Cooley - Mike Noble
Jack Prendergast - Jason O'Mara
Carmel Quinlan - Fiona Glascott
Beautiful Nurse - Melissa Haiden
John Donnelly - Jordan Mifsud
Patrick Joyce - Conor Quinlan
Walter Hegarty - Charlie Kelly
Radio Operator - Conor MacNeill
Cooley's Mother - Charmaine Weir-Smith
Gorman's Father - Danny Keogh
Tshombe's Aide - Thulasizwe Kubheka
Dag Hammarskjold - Mikael Persbrandt
President Charles de Gaulle - Luc Van Gunderbeeck
General McEntee - Michael McElhatton
General Raja - Ashish Gangapersad
German Shopkeeper (as Robert Van de Coolwyk) - Robert van de Coolwijk
Madame LaFontagne - Emmanuelle Seigner
Rene Faulques - Guillaume Canet
Black Jack - Gérard Rudolf
Desmond the Assistant (as Michael Bodie) - Mike Bodie
Priest (as Kyle Diffenthal) - Kyle Ryan Diffenthal
Griffin the Irish Merc - Garth Breytenbach
U.N. Inspector - Leon Clingman
United States Ambassador - Ashley Taylor
USSR Ambassador - Michael Richard
Voice (voice) - Michael Hillberg
Mercenary - Edwin Jay
Dag's Assistant - Chris van Rensburg