Famine drama looks to the West

Famine drama looks to the West
James Frecheville in Black 47

Black 47 doesn’t exploit the tragedy of the famine by relegating it to the background of a violent Western, but frames that horror in a way that resonates with the form in which it is being expressed.

Black 47: Directed by Lance Daly, Nationwide, 15A, Rating: ****

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