Tabu - Eine Geschichte von Liebe und Schuld

Tabu - Eine Geschichte von Liebe und Schuld

Portugal / Deutschland / Brasilien / Frankreich 2011/2012, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Aurora, an elderly Portuguese woman and her Cap Verdean housekeeper live next door to Pilar, who has made it her aim in life to do good. Not that she receives any gratitude for her efforts – and certainly not from the notoriously mistrustful Aurora, who prefers to spend her remaining years losing her meagre savings at the tables of Estoril casino. When the old lady dies, Pilar gets on the track of an old lover.

Making a film without referring to film history is unthinkable for director Miguel Gomes, and it’s no coincidence that his film has the same title as Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's "Tabu". In his third feature film outing Gomes playfully interprets and rearranges historical events: whilst the first part of his film is in black-and-white and portrays a society wallowing in nostalgia, the second part delivers everything they long for: stirring melodrama, slapstick, juxtaposition and passion.

Source: 62. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

Director:Miguel Gomes
Screenplay:Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo
Director of photography:Rui Poças
Editing:Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes
  
Cast: 
Teresa MadrugaPilar
Laura SoveralAlte Aurora
Ana MoreiraJunge Aurora
Henrique Espirito SantoAlter Ventura
Carloto CottaJunger Ventura
Ivo MüllerAuroras Ehemann
Isabel CardosoSanta
Manuel MesquitaMário
  
Production company:O Som e a Fúria (Lissabon)
Producer:Sandro Aguilar, Luís Urbano

All Credits

Director:Miguel Gomes
Assistant director:Bruno Lourenço
Screenplay:Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo
Director of photography:Rui Poças
Production design:Bruno Duarte
Make-up artist:Araceli Fuente, Donna Meirelles
Costume design:Silvia Grabowski
Editing:Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes
Sound:Vasco Pimentel
Audio mixing:Miguel Martins
Consultant:Silke Fischer (Schwarz-Weiß)
  
Cast: 
Teresa MadrugaPilar
Laura SoveralAlte Aurora
Ana MoreiraJunge Aurora
Henrique Espirito SantoAlter Ventura
Carloto CottaJunger Ventura
Ivo MüllerAuroras Ehemann
Isabel CardosoSanta
Manuel MesquitaMário
  
Production company:O Som e a Fúria (Lissabon)
in co-production with:Gullane Entretenimento (São Paulo), Komplizen Film GmbH (München + Berlin), Shellac Sud (Marseille)
in association with:Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)/Arte (Mainz), RTP Portugal (Lissabon)
Producer:Sandro Aguilar, Luís Urbano
Co-Producer:Janine Jackowski, Jonas Dornbach, Maren Ade, Caio Gullane, Fabiano Gullane, Thomas Ordonneau
Producer (TV):Alexander Bohr (ZDF/Arte)
Executive producer:Luís Urbano
Unit production manager:Joaquim Carvallho
Location manager:Joana Vaz da Silva
Original distributor:Real Fiction Filmverleih (Köln)
Funding:Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual (ICA) (Lissabon), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (FFHSH) (Hamburg), Film- und Medien Stiftung NRW (Düsseldorf), Ministério da Cultura (Rio de Janeiro), Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (Paris), Media Programm der EU (Brüssel)
Length:118 min
Format:35 mm, DCP, 16:9
Picture/Sound:s/w, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 16.11.2012, 135934, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2012, Berlin, IFF - Perspektive Deutsches Kino;
Kinostart (DE): 20.12.2012

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Tabu - Eine Geschichte von Liebe und Schuld
Weiterer Titel (FR) Tabou
Weiterer Titel (PT BR) Tabu

Versions

Original

Length:118 min
Format:35 mm, DCP, 16:9
Picture/Sound:s/w, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 16.11.2012, 135934, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2012, Berlin, IFF - Perspektive Deutsches Kino;
Kinostart (DE): 20.12.2012
 

Awards

IFF, Berlin 2012
FIPRESCI-Kritikerpreis
Alfred-Bauer-Preis
 
Festival Paris Cinéma 2012
Prix du Jury des bloggers et du web
Coup de Coeur du Jury
 
Las Palmas International Film Festival 2012
Lady Harimaguada de Prata Award
Public Award
 
Avvantura Festival, FilmForum Zadar 2012
Beste Regie