Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. The year: 1879. The place: Natal, Africa. One British garrison has already fallen to a huge army of Zulu tribesmen. The fearless native warriors are now heading for the isolated colonial outpost of Rorke's Drift, which is manned by no more than a hundred South Wales Borderers.
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. Alfie-Nominated for 3 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this wickedly comic tale is about a shallow womanizer who is desperately tryi ng to figure out what life is all about. Based on a play by ; Italian Job, The-A spectacular robbery of gold bullion in Turin is masterminded by an older gentleman from a British prison where he is lord of all h e surveys.
The battle of iSandlwana was the single most destructive incident in the 150-year history of the British colonisation of South Africa. In one bloody day over 800 British troops, 500 of their allies and at least 2000 Zulus were killed in a staggering defeat for the British empire. The consequences of the battle echoed brutally across the following decades as Britain took ruthless revenge on the Zulu people.
Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of Isandhlwana, which remains the worst defeat of the British army by natives, with the British contingent outnumbered 16-to-1 by the Zulu tribesmen. The film's opinion of events is made immediately clear in its title sequence: ebullient African village life presided over by King Cetshwayo is contrasted with aristocratic artifice under the arrogant eye of General Lord Chelmsford (Peter O'Toole).
Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play.Michael Caine stars in this epic story of the battle of Rorke's Drift, on January 22nd 1879, where 1,200 British troops found themselves completely outnumbered by irate Zulu warriors in Natal, South Africa. Having already destroyed a very large British garrison, 4,000 Zulu warriors are now on their way to overcome the handful of men stationed at Rorke's Drift.