Directed by: Richie Smyth
Written by: Kevin Brodbin, Declan Power
Starring: Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Jason Omara, Mikael Persbrandt, Guillaume Canet, Michael McElhatton, Amy Louise Wilson
Release Date: 2016
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Set in 1961, during the Congo crisis, Jadotville follows Irish general Pat Quinlan (portrayed by Jamie Dornan) and his 150 troops, whom Hammarskjold (Mikael Persbrandt) and the UN had sent to protect the city after Katanga?s breakaway. For six days and nights, they were attacked by 3,000 Congolese government soldiers who were supported by French and Belgian mercenaries hired by the mining companies.