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Anne Devlin


This long, slow-paced but interesting historical docudrama, based on personal diaries, focuses on the role of Anne Devlin in a failed Dublin uprising in the 19th century. Anne was the daughter of a farmer in County Wicklow and when the Irish patriot Robert Emmet went into hiding in a nearby farmhouse to plan his uprising against British rule, Anne agreed to help out at the house. Emmet's rebellion was eventually thwarted by the British, and in 1803 he was captured and executed. The British also arrest...more