Netflix has just released debut trailer (above) for “The Siege of Jadotville,” which will premier globally, on the streaming service, on October 7, having been released in Irish cinemas on September 19.

A gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds, “The Siege of Jadotville” 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. Guillaume Canet plays a French commander who sought to defeat Quinlan and his men.

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Jamie Dornan (right) stars in "The Seige of Jadoville."

Jamie Dornan (right) stars in "The Seige of Jadoville."

Directed by Richie Smyth, a well-known commercial and music video director (U2, Bon Jovi, The Verve) and written by Kevin Brodbin (Constantine), The Siege of Jadotville also stars Emmanuelle Seigner, Jason O’Mara, Mikael Persbrandt and Mark Strong.

 In a previous statement on the movie Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said "The story of how Pat Quinlan led his troops against an overwhelming force without losing a single man is one of the great stories of the 20th century, and we are proud to be working with such a talented and committed team to bring it to life.”

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