Zulu Dawn

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Zulu Dawn ★★★ 1979 (PG)

An historical epic about British troops fighting the Zulus at Ulandi in 1878. Shows the increasing tensions between the British colonial government and the Zulus. Stunning landscapes unfortunately don't translate to the small screen. Good but unoriginal colonial-style battle drama. 117m/C VHS, DVD . Burt Lancaster, Peter O'Toole, Denholm Elliott, Nigel Davenport, John Mills, Simon Ward, Bob Hoskins, Freddie Jones; D: Douglas Hickox; M: Elmer Bernstein.