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1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
Two elderly women, Pilar (Teresa Madruga) and Santa (Isabel Muñoz Cardoso), try to find the man that their recently deceased friend, Aurora (Laura Soveral), had a passionate affair with in her youth.

Cast: Teresa Madruga , Laura Soveral , Ana Moreira , Henrique Espírito Santo , Carloto Cotta , Isabel Muñoz Cardoso , Ivo Müller , Manuel Mesquita

Director: Miguel Gomes

Genres: Drama

Tabu (2012)

Release Date: April 5th, 2012|1 hr. 58 min.

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  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Another charmingly eccentric exercise in meta-fiction from Portugal's offbeat new directing star Miguel Gomes, Tabu chooses to explore its characters without following narrative rules, or rather, by reshuffling hackneyed tropes from film and novels to turn them into strange, modern entertainment. show more

  • 95
    Ian Buckwalter NPR

    In Tabu, Portuguese writer-director Miguel Gomes spins a two-part tale examining love, loneliness and the power of memory. show more

  • 100
    Slant Magazine

    The pangs of romance, eroticism, anguish, and longing (both for the stolen moments of private passion and for the sense-making schematics of Empire) transcend any period of cinema Tabu may evoke. show more

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