SummaryOn the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, a young couple's love is threatened when the tribal chief declares the girl a sacred virgin.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Pearl divers -- Drama.
Love -- Drama.
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Drama.
Bora-Bora (French Polynesia) -- Drama.
Action and adventure films.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :2015
|Other Titles|| Story of the South Seas
Murnau, F. W.
(Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931, film director, screenwriter.
Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951, screenwriter.
Riesenfeld, Hugo, 1879-1939, composer.
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, production company.
Kino Classics (Firm), publisher.
Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher.
Photography, Floyd Crosby ; musical setting, Hugo Riesenfeld.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Special features: The language of shadows: Tabu, a 15-minute documentary by Luciano Berriatúa on the making and restoration of the film ; Tabu: takes & outtakes, 26 minutes of previously unseen sequences, assembled by Enno Patalas from unused footage, courtesy of the Österreichisches Filmmuseum Wien and Cineteca del Comune di Bologna ; Tabu: a work in progress, 15 minutes of raw camera footage, with narration, produced by the Deutsche Kinemathek ; "Hunt in the South Seas," a 1940 ethnographic short compiled from unused footage of Tabu.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; fullscreen (1.19:1) presentation; mono 2.0.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.