Director(s)F.W. Murnau
Producer(s)David Flaherty (associate), Robert J. Flaherty, F.W. Murnau
Top GenresAdventure, Drama, Romance
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Tabu (1931) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by F.W. Murnau and produced by F.W. Murnau, Robert J. Flaherty and David Flaherty.

Tabu was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1994.

Academy Awards 1930/31 --- Ceremony Number 4 (source: AMPAS)

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Best CinematographyFloyd CrosbyWon
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By L? on Oct 31, 2016 From Critica Retro

Risos, culpa e tabu: personagens travestidos no cinema / Laughter, guilt and taboo: A brief history of dressing in drag at the movies Ah, cinema! Uma fonte hist?rica maravilhosa, um espelho poderoso de como a sociedade pensava e se comportava d?cadas atr?s. Claro, nenhum pensamento ? un?nime,... Read full article


Risos, culpa e tabu: personagens travestidos no cinema / Laughter, guilt and taboo: A brief history of dressing in drag in the movies

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

Risos, culpa e tabu: personagens travestidos no cinema / Laughter, guilt and taboo: A brief history of dressing in drag in the movies Ah, cinema! Uma fonte hist?rica maravilhosa, um espelho poderoso de como a sociedade pensava e se comportava d?cadas atr?s. Claro, nenhum pensamento ? un?ni... Read full article


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Producer/director/co-writer F.W. Murnau died in a car accident a few days after starting work on the music for this film. The film had its New York premiere a week later.
This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1994.
The film was censored upon release to remove nudity involving natives on the island.
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Tabu

Released 1931
Inducted 1994
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