THE SIEGE OF JADOTVILLE (Video Release USA 2016)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

The Siege of Jadotville—military film based on real life events—relies on a good script to tell its story and spices up the story with a few scenes such as the one where the characters tip a jeep over to use the Gatling gun against enemy air attack. The movie deserves a watch to honor the men who fought this siege.

Storyline

United Nations peacekeepers attempt to defend a Congo mining town named Jadotville.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Richie Smyth for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Sarah Bowen, Pauline Fischer, Johanna Hogan, John Moore, Justin Moore-Lewy, James Morris, and Russ Russell for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include— 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 Ready (Sam Keeley), John Gorman (Ronan Raftery), Charles Cooley (Mike Noble), and Jack Prendergast (Jason O’Mara).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It expands knowledge and serves the war film fan well.

Ben Meyers

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