The remaking of the original Shaka Zulu. Born a bastard buried a king. Shaka was the first true King of the Zulus; a military genius and political strategist, who knitted together scattered... See full summary »
In the arid 1920s Australian Outback, a Catholic priest and the beautiful granddaughter of a vast sheep station owner stand powerless before God's will, tormented by desire. How far are they willing to go in the name of love?
This series will provide unprecedented access to the wilderness, frontier lawlessness, and bloodshed of the 40 years between the end of the American Civil War and after the turn of the 20th... See full summary »
Mark Lee Gardner,
Bert Thomas Morris,
David H. Stevens
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.Written by
Renee Ann Byrd <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This has been the most repeatedly screened mini-series ever shown on television in the U.S. By 1992, over three hundred fifty million viewers had seen it. This mini-series dislodged The Hunters (1957) and The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) and its sequels as the prime shaper of American perceptions of "tribal" history in southern Africa. The series even achieved cult status. The U.K. actors and actresses who worked on the project were nearly blacklisted by the U.N. See more »
Never leave an enemy behind or it will rise again to fly at your throat.
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Also released on video in an edited, 'feature length' version. See more »
It seems that the best actors were the tribesmen, done on location, and very graphic on the gore. Could tell right away that this wasn't American Television. The Aussie's and New Zelanders, definately make better mini-series than we do.
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