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Remake of ZULU
Martin Everett

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The news you have all been waiting for...........

From last night’s London Evening News – The Arts page report of happenings at the Cannes Film Festival…………

Zulu is an inexplicable choice as a film to close the Festival; French-made (the director is Jerome Salle) but set in South Africa, it stars Forest Whitaker as a driven Zulu detective and Orlando Bloom as his white sidekick. Starting with the grisly murder of a teenage girl, the film progresses through decapitation, torture and countless shootings and stabbings to unveil a sinister conspiracy to manufacture a psychogenic drug.

Although Whitaker and Bloom give their all and the film's narrative is undeniably supercharged, Zulu is an unpleasant, cliche-ridden thriller which coincidentally portrays Cape Town as the seventh circle of hell.

Nothing about the 1879 AZW.

Martin Everett
Brecon, Powys
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