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Jason's rating of the film Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

A bit of a capital-E Event in the history of cinema on account of being (or at least beginning as) a collaboration between Murnau and documentary pioneer Robert Flaherty, TABU ended up as a notable precursor to the 'ethnofictions' of Jean Rouch, Murnau collaborating w/ his subjects, on both sides of the camera. Tropes and chronotopes from SUNRISE and CITY GIRL are recycled, the whole thing a whirligig astonishment.