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by Miguel Gomes


The story of a temperamental old lady, her Cape Verdean maid and her neighbour who is committed to social causes. After the old lady’s death, the other two women find out about an episode from her past: a story of love and crime set in an Africa that looks like something out of an adventure movie.

international title: Tabu
original title: Tabu
country: Portugal, Germany, France, Brazil
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Miguel Gomes
film run: 110'
release date: PT 05/04/2012, FR 05/12/2012, AT 08/11/2012, CH 22/11/2012
screenplay: Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo
cast: Teresa Madruga, Laura Soveral, Ana Moreira, Carloto Cotta, Isabel Cardoso, Ivo Müller, Manuel Mesquita
cinematography by: Rui Poças
film editing: Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes
art director: Bruno Duarte
costumes designer: Silvia Grabowski
producer: Luís Urbano, Sandro Aguilar
co-producer: Maren Ade, Jonas Dornbach, Caio Gullane, Fabiano Gullane, Débora Ivanov, Janine Jackowski, Gabriel Lacerda, Thomas Ordonneau
production: O Som e a Fúria, Komplizen Film, Shellac Sud, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), ARTE Deutschland, Gullane Entretenimento (BR)
backing: Agência Nacional do Cinema (ANCINE), Centre National du Cinéma et de L'image Animée (CNC), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Ibermedia, MEDIA Programme, RTP, ZDF Arte
distributor: Shellac Distribution, Stadtkino Filmverleih, Look Now!, Abordar Casa de Películas

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