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Yankee Zulu (1993)

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As children, Rhino and Zulu were best friends, until an incident causes them to go their separate ways. They meet up again as adults when Zulu, who has spent years in the United States, has... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rhino Labuschagne
... Zulu Mashabela
Wilson Dunster ... Captain Diehard
... Rowena Labuschagne
Michelle Bowes ... Tienkie
Skye Svorinic ... Prince William
Ruan Mandelstam ... Young Rhino
Bobo Seritsani ... Young Zulu
Mari Michael ... Young Rowena (as Marie Van Deventer)
Mbali Dladla ... Thandi
Julius Van Zyl ... Jumbo
Julie Strijdom ... Ma
Peter Hugo ... Prince Charles
Tolla van der Merwe ... Uncle Bok
Chris Biko ... Shadrack
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As children, Rhino and Zulu were best friends, until an incident causes them to go their separate ways. They meet up again as adults when Zulu, who has spent years in the United States, has become a wanted criminal. They get involved in a madcap chase involving a great deal of money and the inept members of a racist group called T.U.R.D. Written by Georgina Spelvin

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16 February 1996 (USA)  »

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Jenki Zulu  »

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Very Funny
3 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Although I'm not South African I found this movie very funny.This is based on real facts in South Africa.This is black people come from poor backgrounds and white people come from much richer background.This has got African humour that mostly I don't think Americans and British people will understand it.But overall it was a great movie.Its a classic African comedy movie.Although a lot of people complained about the acting skills, I disagree.I thought they were great because this was like the actors first official movie.The ones before were made from a very low budget.This was Leon Schuster and John Matshikiza at their best.


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