Zulu Film Review
The executive producer was joseph E. Levine. The film focusses on an article by a historical writer called John Prebble who also is the screenplay together with Endfield, the production director of the film. It was shot at the Diamond Films Limited Production and Embassy Pictures took an initiative to release the Zulu film at the 47th street; the Seventh Avenue and the 58th street; Third Avenue at the palace, as well as other theatres within the area of metropolitan. It takes a total of 138 minutes, as the running time, to watch the film.
The film has about fifteen main actors who play different roles. In the film, Richard Hurton provides the narration of the opening and closing, Mangosuthu Buthelezi plays Zulu king while Cetshwayo KaMpade plays Zulu’s great grandfather. As the first main part, Stanley Baker (The star of the film) introduces Michael Caine together with the supporting cast that comprises of James Booth, Jack Hawkins, Nigel Green, Ulla Jacobsson, Paul Daneman, Patrick Magea, Glyn Edwards and Ivor Emmanuel. In addition, other actors that play major roles in the film include Kerry Jordan, Gert van den Berg, Gary Bond and Neil McCarthy. As the history records, there was so much anticolonial discordance and overwhelming racial tension in the period of 19th and early 2oth century. In this regard, Zulu film depicts the bloody and senseless battle which transpired in this era between the British soldiers and force of Zulu warriors in South Africa.