Zulu

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Summary

  • A towering cinematic achievement. An astonishing true story. Filmed against the exotic locales of Africa and starring Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins and Michael Caine (in his first major motion picture role), Zulu is a thrilling account of one of history's fiercest battles! As a terrifying war chant echoes across the majestic African plains, 4000 Zulu tribesmen rise up from the tall grassthat hides them. Furiously beating their swords against their shields, the warriors descend upon a small garrison of English soldiers. "Usuto! Usuto! (Kill! Kill!)," they cry as they launch into a battle with the vastly outnumbered English militia who must manifest incredible skill and incomparable bravery just to survive. Set in 1879 Africa, hours after the battle of Isandhlwana.

Notes

  • Suggested by an article written by John Prebble.
  • Originally released in 1964 as a motion picture.
  • Region 1, 16:9 widescreen (2.35:1), Dolby digital mono.
  • English language soundtrack with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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