Black '47 could be defined as a Western set during the Great Irish Famine. Its dark, gritty tone meshes well with the indictment of British policies of the time
A Western set in Ireland during the Great Famine, its gritty and dark tone mesh well with the indictment of British policies, but all too often characters and themes boil down to predictable tropes.
There are many shots in this movie of delicious dishes being prepared. The food on display is indeed mouthwatering at times.