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Here’s the first trailer for The Siege of Jadotville, the true story of an attack on 150 Irish UN peacekeepers in the Congo in 1961

The Siege of Jadotville is a gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds, as it thrillingly depicts the 1961 siege of a 150-strong Irish UN battalion under Commander Patrick Quinlan (Jamie Dornan) by 3,000 Congolese troops led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies.

Featuring a stellar line-up of acting talent including Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Jason O’Mara, Guillaume Canet and Sam Keeley.

The Siege of JadotvilleThe Siege Of Jadotville is in Irish cinemas from September 19th and on Netflix from October 7th.