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Title: Shaka Zulu
Starring: Henry Cele, Edward Fox
Original Full-Length Feature part one of three.
Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed story follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability and an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire.
Shaka Zulu is a sweeping epic dealing with the emerging European colonial expansion and migration to the mysterious continent of Africa. Set against the spectacular panorama of the Zulu tribal homelands, this complex and compelling adventure depicts the clash of two cultures, two worlds.
A first rate cast, starring Henry Cele, Edward Fox, Trevor Howard and Christopher Lee, combined with superior direction and camerawork, bring the story of Shaka Zulu to life in this chilling, realistic, full scale production. It is a story set 200 years ago , but it is also a story of today.