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Tabu 2012 15

Portugal Director. Miguel Gomes

Miguel Gomes’ artfully composed diptych presents two stories about Portugal’s colonial past; an older woman’s contemporary reflections followed by flashbacks to her earlier forays in the African jungle. With its appropriation of silent cinema techniques, references to F. W. Murnau’s classic Tabu (1931), and the nostalgic use of 16mm and 35mm monochromatic film stock, Gomes’ film is perfectly calibrated to appeal to cinephiles everywhere.

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Directed by

Miguel Gomes

Featuring

Teresa Madruga

Laura Soveral

Ana Moreira

Genres

Drama

Certificate

15 Contains one scene of strong sex

Released

2012

Country

Portugal

Language

English

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