Fools of Fortune (1990)

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Period saga which centres around the Irish War of Independence, and concentrates on the Quinton family. When one of their workers is murdered by the Republican Army, the Black and Tans seek retribution by burning down their home and shooting Quinton. This sets off a variety of events, which in the end after much suffering, ends happily.

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