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Forest Whitaker and Orlando Bloom's 'Zulu' closes Cannes Film Festival

  • Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker and Pirates of the Caribbean actor Orlando Bloom's thriller Zulu closed this year's Cannes Film Festival.

    The pair joined director Jerome Salle on the red carpet on Sunday to showcase their film set in Cape Town’s criminal underworld.

    The film, set during the apartheid era in South Africa, is based on a novel of the same name by Caryl Fere.

    The thriller tells the story of Bloom and Whitaker searching for the murderer of a white teenager.

    Zulu is scheduled to be released in France in November.

    Tagged as: Cannes Film Festival, Forest Whitaker, Orlando Bloom, Cannes closed