Zulu Poster

Release Date: 1964

DVD Release Date: October 22nd, 1999

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
In 1879, the Zulu nation hands colonial British forces a resounding defeat in battle. A nearby regiment of the British Army takes over a station run by a missionary (Jack Hawkins) and his daughter (Ulla Jacobsson) as a supply depot and hospital under the command of Lieutenant John Chard (Stanley Baker) and his subordinate Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine). Unable to abandon their wounded soldiers even in dire circumstances, the regiment defend their station against the Zulu warriors.

Cast: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Caine, Nigel Green, James Booth, Ivor Emmanuel, Paul Daneman

Director: Charles De Latour

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Embassy Pictures

Keywords: Daughter, Soldier, Rousing, Sacrifice, Quest, Melodramatic

Awards

Nominated British Art Direction: Colour
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1964)