The Irish Brigade in the American Civil War (1998)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Social History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Nearly 1,000 Irish infantrymen lost their lives fighting for the North during America's Civil War. This video tells the story of these men and military leaders like Union General Thomas F. Meagher. The courageous Irishmen fought with New York, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts infantry regiments, actively engaging the Confederate soldiers in battles at Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville. Though frequently outnumbered, the Irish fought tirelessly and managed to win sMonte (Robert Pattinson) is one of several death row inmates given the opportunity to forgo their sentence in exchange for manning a suicide space mission to harvest energy from near a black hole. The ship's doctor (Juliette Binoche) is also conducting an experiment of her own, obsessively testing human's ability to reproduce in space. The ragtag crew's close quarters and grim fate breed dissent and ultimately brutal violence. Directed by Claire Denis. Mia Goth and Andre Benjamin co-star. everal important battles.

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battle [war], Civil-War [US], immigrant, Ireland