Release : 1931-08-01
Genre : Adventure, Drama, Romance
Runtime : 86 minutes
Company : Murnau-Flaherty Productions
Cast : Matahi, Anne Chevalier, Bill Bambridge, Hitu, Jules
Language : en, xx
The youngsters Matahi and Reri are in love with each other. The old warrior Hitu announces that Reri is to be the new chosen virgin for the gods. This means she must stay untouched, otherwise she and her lover will be killed. But Matahi abducts and escapes with her to an island ruled by the white man, where their gods would be harmless and powerless. Tabu is the last film from director F.W. Murnau; he died before the film’s premiere in a car accident.