This is a story of post-colonial intrigue, incompetence and murder. This is the story of the Irish State involvement in Congo affairs as representatives of The United Nations Force. It is the story of what happened to the people of the Congo when they gained independence from Belgium in 1960. It is the story of the United Nations, faced with its first major crisis. It is the story of an Irish officer and his young soldiers stuck in the middle, as the people they came to protect tried to kill them.
Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database.