Dir. F.W. Murnau & Robert Flaherty (1931).
The most subtle of German Expressionist filmmakers collaborated with the father of American documentary film on this brooding tale of love and death in a South Seas paradise. Bucking history, Tabu was shot silent—released in 1931 with Hugo Riesenfeld’s score.

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