- Original Title:
- The Siege of Jadotville
- Nikolaus Summerer
- Richard Muller, Nena Buchman
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The Siege of Jadotville is a 2016 historical drama war film directed by Richie Smyth and written by Kevin Brodbin. The film is based on Declan Power’s book, The Siege at Jadotville: The Irish Army’s Forgotten Battle from 2005. It covers the story of the Siege of Jadotville, a conflict involving Irish Army UN Peacekeepers and Katangese forces during the Congo Crisis in September 1961.
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THE SIEGE OF JADOTVILLE tells the true story of the 1961 siege of a 150-member Irish U.N. battalion under Commander Patrick Quinlan by 3,000 Congolese troops, led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies. Jamie Dornan plays the Irish commander Patrick Quinlan while Guillaume Canet plays a French commander Falques. Now Streaming on Netflix.Click to play Video...