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Zulu Dawn
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6.6 IMDB rating
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Burt Lancaster Burt Lancaster
Col. Durnford
Simon Ward Simon Ward
Lt. Vereker
Denholm Elliott Denholm Elliott
Col. Pulleine
Peter Vaughan Peter Vaughan
Q.S.M. Bloomfield
James Faulkner James Faulkner
Lt. Melvill
Christopher Cazenove Christopher Cazenove
Lt. Coghill
Bob Hoskins Bob Hoskins
C.S.M. Williams
David Bradley David Bradley
Pte. Williams

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Anthony Story Anthony Story


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1 year, 10 months ago at Dec 8 21:57
A surprise. Modest in its blockbuster epic dimension. Good cast, a decadent view of an announced colonial defeat, a sensation os rareness more than fear to the herds of zulus. Small vivid characters as Hoskins and his son Daniels, the man that doesn't like to dliver the bullets while the army is dying. Interesting duel of styles of acting betwenn O'Toole and Lancaster
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Description: Zulu Dawn is a 1979 war film about the historical Battle of Isandlwana between British and Zulu forces in 1879 in South Africa. The screenplay was by Cy Endfield, from his book, and Anthony Story. The film was directed by Douglas Hickox. The score was composed by Elmer Bernstein. Zulu Dawn is a prequel to Zulu, released in 1964, which depicts the historical Battle of Rorke's Drift later the same day, and was written and co-directed by Cy Endfield. ... (more)
Release date: 15 May 1979
UPC: 844628010184
Tags: War (4), Drama (3), 1970s (2), 1979 (2), Zulus (1), Rorke's Drift (1), Historical (1), Dark (1), British (1), HQ (1), 70's (1), British Empire (1), History (1), Adventure (1), Action (1), Prequel (1), Epic (1), South Africa (1)
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