Keswick Film Club - Tabu

Sunday 17th February 12:00 AM

Tabu 

Director: Miguel Gomes Country: Portugal
Cert: 15 Year: 2012 Length: 118 mins Language: Portuguese
Tabu

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Audience Reaction

Score: 57.5% Attendance: 106

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Synopsis

This is the latest film from Miguel Gomes, one of the most distinctive directors in contemporary cinema. We start in Lisbon, where Aurora, on her deathbed, asks to see Ventura, of whom no-one has heard before. When he arrives, his story takes us back to 50 years before when he and Aurora were lovers in Africa. What we see is the history of their illicit love affair, set against Portugal's colonisation of Africa.

Critics

open_quote It's a gem: gentle, eccentric, possessed of a distinctive sort of innocence and also charming and funny. close_quote Peter Bradshaw, Guardian


open_quote Oh yes. A new master is born. close_quote David Jenkins, Little White Lies


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