Shaka Zulu (1986)

Director


Main cast
Edward Fox; Robert Powell; Trevor Howard; Fiona Fullerton; Christopher Lee

Genres
Drama, History, War

Description
Framed around Queen Victoria's decision on England's political stance towards the Zulu Nation, this mini-series details King Shaka's rise and fall with mythic detail. Prophecy is mixed with recorded fact regarding Shaka's birth, exile, innovations in warfare, assumption of the throne, building of the Zulu Empire, first contact with Europe and the events that lead to his downfall.


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