Shaka Zula

Shaka Zula

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Released: November 24, 1986
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Genre: Drama
Length: 300 minutes
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Shaka Zula Overview

The complete, acclaimed 8 and 1/2 hour miniseries! He was an illegitimate prince who reclaimed his birthright with brilliance and brutality. He created a vast new nation from warring tribes and forged an army that defied the most powerful empire on earth. He was Shaka Zulu. Brought to life in an epic, 10-part production, the story of the legendary, 19th-century African king became one of the most compelling and controversial miniseries in television history. From his boyhood in exile to the bloody struggles that solidified his rule and his proud defiance of British colonists, SHAKA ZULU is the unforgettable tale of a man who stood at the heart of a battle between two worlds. Filmed entirely on location in South Africa, SHAKA ZULU stars Christopher Lee, Edward Fox and Henry Cele as Shaka. Approx. 8 1/2 hours. Intermissions.