Saturday, March 2, 2013

Taboo



1999 Japanese Feature
Alternate Title: Gohatto

Cast: Ryûhei Matsuda, Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano and Yôichi Sai
Writer/Director: Nagisa Ôshima, based on the novellas Maegami No Sozaburo and Sanjogawara Ranjin from Shinsengumi Keppuroku by Ryotaro Shiba

Synopsis:
When a young swordsman is admitted to an elite samurai police group, his handsomeness causes tension among both the students and teachers as they vie for his affections.

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Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



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Awards:
  • Japanese Academy Award for Newcomer of the Year (Matsuda).

Notes/Trivia:
  • Director Nagisa Ôshima's final film.

OMG Movie #59

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