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Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

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Directed by F.W. Murnau
United States, 1931
Adventure, Romance, Drama

Synopsis

Tale of two young lovers on the idyllic island of Bora Bora in the South Pacific. Their life is shattered when the old warrior declares the girl to be the Chosen Maid and it is forbidden for any man to even look upon her. Refusing to accept a life apart, they run off to another island.

Synopsis

Tale of two young lovers on the idyllic island of Bora Bora in the South Pacific. Their life is shattered when the old warrior declares the girl to be the Chosen Maid and it is forbidden for any man to even look upon her. Refusing to accept a life apart, they run off to another island.

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Tabu: A Story of the South SeasDirected byF.W. Murnau

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2011
Academy Awards
1931 | Winner: Best Cinematography
National Board of Review
1931 | Winner: Top Ten Films

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