Zulu Movie Review Summary

Actors: Stanley Baker, Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth

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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.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

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.
The review of this Movie prepared by Eoin Bilke

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.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

Script Analysis of Zulu

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book 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:    -   16th-19th century War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Black Africa Prairie?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   run over    -   stampeded    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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