Siliva the Zulu

Zulu South Africa anthropology Dramatic feature with strong ethnographic element, (silent film) first look at Zulu life in South Africa

directed by: Attilio Gatti
produced by:
(1927) 64 minutes
1928 62min

This is a heavily fictionalized account of Zulu life in 1927. Made by an Italian team that included the famous anthropologist Lidio Cipriani, it weaves genuine enthnographical elements into a fantasy of love, witchcraft, and betrayal.