Actors: Stanley Baker, Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Zulu|
|In 1879 a group of about a hundred British soldiers are in Africa. A group of 4000 Zulu tribe members decide to attack the British post. They are a strategic group with a lot of agility and intelligence. The outnumbered British soldiers then try to defend the post at all costs. The battle takes two days and both sides suffer heavy casualities. 11 of the British soliders ended up winning the Victoria Cross.
--Jack Bauer, Resident Scholar
|In 1879, the Zulu tribe attacks a British Military Hospital. A two day battle insues where about 100 British soldiers held out against 2,000 Zulu warriors. 11 of them would end up winning Victoria Crosses.
-- Eoin Bilke, Resident Scholar
|ZULU, a Stanley Baker production, is a movie cowritten and directed by Cy Endfield in 1964. Musical score by John Barry.
The film presents the heroic defense of an army hospital by 100 british soldiers against 4000 Zulu warriors in 1879 South Africa.
--Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
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Composition of Movie
Actual chase scenes or violence - 56.7%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 13.3%
Time/Era of Movie:
- 19th century
- brunette (Brown)
- short/standard straight (man)
- average (man)
Events of movie makes character more...
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- (man) short/standard curly
- average build (man)
How much in movie?
- enemy army
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
Part of Africa:
- Black Africa
- fort/military installation
Accounts of torture and death?
- non-gory references to death/punishment
Movie makes you feel...
How many deaths in film?
Kind of violence:
- land battles
- mission to protect something
- hand to hand
Unusual forms of death
- run over
If Soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
Is this movie based on a
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