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Zulu Dawn Blu-ray

United States
Severin Films | 1979 | 115 min | Not rated | Mar 12, 2013

Zulu Dawn (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
English: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
None

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)

Playback
Region A, B (locked)

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Blu-ray rating
Video 3.5 of 53.5
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 3.2 of 53.2
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Zulu Dawn

 (1979)

Zulu Dawn Blu-ray offers decent video and great audio in this fan-pleasing Blu-ray release

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Despite the defeat, the Zulus are first humiliated at Rorke's Drift and then crushed at the Battle of Ulundi.

For more about Zulu Dawn and the Zulu Dawn Blu-ray release, see Zulu Dawn Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Simon Ward, Denholm Elliott, Peter O'Toole (I), James Faulkner, Christopher Cazenove
Director: Douglas Hickox

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Zulu Dawn Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

Zulu Dawn is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of Severin Films with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 2.35:1 (this may mean that Severin has finally forsaken the older MPEG-2 codec for its Blu-ray releases). Severin is touting this as having been restored, and it must be admitted that the elements are in remarkably good condition overall, with one notable exception. Several times throughout the film there are what appear to be a missing frame, leading to just very slight jumps in the fluidity of the motion. It's really noticeable in the clips in the main The History of the Zulu Wars featurette included as a supplement, and at times almost looks like what you see when a PAL source has been converted to NTSC. That anomaly aside, this is really a rather nice looking high definition presentation. My hunch is there has been some noise reduction applied to this release, but there is definitely fine grain (as in fine grain) noticeable when the film is in motion, especially in the many outdoor scenes where it's quite visible in the skies. Colors are nicely robust (if the reds are just slightly on the orange side, as the screenshots accompanying this review show) and fine detail pops quite well in close-ups.


Zulu Dawn Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Severin Films is still getting its feet wet in the Blu-ray market and it's a good sign that this release has a lossless audio option. Both a DTS-HD Master Audio Mono mix as well as a Dolby Digital 2.0 (mono) mix are included on this Blu-ray. The lossless track sounds very good indeed, with dialogue clean (if sometimes a bit hard to decipher due to the accents) and Elmer Bernstein's exciting score well rendered. Anyone who is a fan of Bernstein's amazing work in Hawaii knows how well the composer utilizes ethnic instruments (especially percussion) and voices, and he does much the same thing in this film. While this track is obviously narrow, it has some requisite dynamic range, especially in several key action sequences.



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Zulu Dawn Blu-ray - February 22, 2012

Independent distributors Severin Films have announced that they are preparing a Dual Format Edition of Douglas Hickox's Zulu Dawn (1979), starring Burt Lancaster, Simon Ward, Bob Hoskins, and Peter Vaughan. Using a new high-definition transfer struck from the original ...


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