Plot & Details
This film depicts the events prior to the devastating conflict that occurred in 1879 when British soldiers were held siege by thousands of Zulu warriors. Fifteen hundred soldiers were killed in the epic battle. This film portrays the tensions existing between the tribal factions and the British invaders.
- Genre(s): Drama,Epic and Historical
- Run Time: 117min.
- DVD Release Date: 09/27/2005
- Director(s): Douglas Hickox
- Starring: Burt Lancaster , Peter O'Toole , Simon Ward , John Mills , Nigel Davenport
- Themes: Colonialism,Great Battles,Political Unrest
- Tone: Menacing,Atmospheric,Confrontational,Grim,Sweeping,Tense
- Keywords: battle [war], government, uprising, warrior, against-all-odds, colonialism, cross-cultural-relations, territory