Taboo (1999)

15세관람가 2000-10-06 (US) DramaHistoryThriller 1h 40m
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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.

  1. Nagisa Ōshima

    Director, Writer

  2. Ryōtarō Shiba


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  1. Takeshi Kitano

    Takeshi Kitano

    Toshizo Hijikata

  2. Ryuhei Matsuda

    Ryuhei Matsuda

    Sozaburo Kano

  3. Tadanobu Asano

    Tadanobu Asano

    Hyozo Tashiro

  4. Yoichi Sai

    Yoichi Sai

    Isami Kondo

  5. Shinji Takeda

    Shinji Takeda

    Okita Sōji

  6. Susumu Terajima

    Susumu Terajima


  7. Tomorowo Taguchi

    Tomorowo Taguchi

    Samurai Tojiro Yuzawa

  8. Yoji Tanaka

    Yoji Tanaka

    Samurai executed by Kanô

  9. Kei Satō

    Kei Satō

    Narrator (voice)

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Original Title 御法度

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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