Taboo

Taboo (1999)

How am I insane?

  • Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1999-12-18
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 103 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: Oshima Productions
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Director: Nagisa Ōshima
star 6.5/10
From 103 Ratings
6.8

Summary

Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the training room, all centering around a handsome young samurai named Sozaburo Kano. The school's stern master can choose to intervene, or to let Kano decide his own path.

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  • Takeshi Kitano

    as Toshizo Hijikata
  • Ryuhei Matsuda

    as Sozaburo Kano
  • Tadanobu Asano

    as Hyozo Tashiro
  • Yoichi Sai

    as Isami Kondo
  • Shinji Takeda

    as Okita Sōji
  • Susumu Terajima

    as Spy
  • Tomorowo Taguchi

    as Samurai Tojiro Yuzawa
  • Yoji Tanaka

    as Samurai executed by Kanô
  • Kei Satō

    as Narrator (voice)
  • Jiro Sakagami

    as
  • Eve Masatoh

    as
  • Yoshiaki Fujiwara

    as
  • Kenichi Urata

    as
  • Shun Sugata

    as
  • Yuji Yamazaki

    as
  • Usaburo Oshima

    as
  • Takashi Odajima

    as
  • Uno Kanda

    as
  • Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    as
  • Mami Nakamura

    as
  • Makoto Togashi

    as
  • Chikako Aoyama

    as
  • Koji Matoba

    as
  • Masa Tommies

    as
  • Masatô Ibu

    as
  • Katsura Zakoba

    as
  • Daisuke Iijima

    as
  • Yōichi Iijima

    as
  • Ito Yozaburo

    as
Writing Ryōtarō Shiba Novel
Directing Nagisa Ōshima Director
Camera Toyomichi Kurita Director of Photography
Writing Nagisa Ōshima Writer
Production Eiko Ōshima Producer
Production Kazuo Shimizu Producer
Art Yoshinobu Nishioka Production Design
Editing Tomoyo Ōshima Editor
Art Shōichi Yasuda Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Emi Wada Costume Design
Production Shigehiro Nakagawa Producer
Sound Ryuichi Sakamoto Music
Production Nobuyoshi Otani Executive Producer
Production Jean Labadie Executive Producer
Production Jeremy Thomas Executive Producer
Sound Kunio Ando Sound
Art Eri Yamamoto Assistant Production Design
Art Tomoko Kurata Assistant Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Kunio Yamasaki Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Mitsuyo Takasaki Makeup Artist
Sound Kenji Shibasaki Sound Effects Editor
Sound Keiko Kawamoto Sound Effects Editor

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