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Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

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Original title
Tabu: A Story of the South Seas
Year
Running time
90 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
F.W. Murnau, Robert J. Flaherty
Music
Hugo Riesenfeld
Cinematography
Floyd Crosby, Robert J. Flaherty (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
Paramount Pictures / Murnau-Flaherty Productions
Genre
Drama. Romance. Adventure | Silent Film
Synopsis / Plot
In one island of Bora Bora lagoon, a young fisherman, Matahi, is in love with Reri. But she is chosen to be the holy maid and therefore becomes "tabu". They ran away from that tradition. Will they be happier and luckier in the more "civilized" society?
Awards
1930: Oscar: Best Cinematography
1931: National Board of Review (NBR): Top 10 films
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