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28 January 1977 (Sweden) See more »
Investigates and sheds light on various sexual identities and sexual peculiarities outside the accepted sexual norms. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


  (in credits order)
Kjell Bergqvist ... Kristoffer Lohman
Lickå Sjöman ... Sara

Halvar Björk ... Lennart, aka Margareta

Gunnar Björnstrand ... Magistrate's wife

Viveca Lindfors ... Sirkka Lind
Frank Sundström ... Jeweller

Heinz Hopf ... Biceps

Lars Amble ... Evelyn
Olle Björling ... Carlstedt

Stig Ossian Ericson ... Björn
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Ahlm ... Barbara
Mona Andersson ... Aina

Tintin Anderzon ... Eva

Mats Arehn ... Bertil
Gudrun Brost ... Linda
Axel Düberg ... Elsa-Britta
Arthur Fischer
Per Gavelius ... Spectator
Gerd Hagman ... Cecilia Lohman
Maria Johansson ... Irja

Birger Malmsten ... Publisher

Monica Nielsen ... Lesbian
Jan Nygren ... Demonstrator

Toivo Pawlo ... Ernst Lohman

Stellan Skarsgård ... Jan-Erik

Meta Velander ... Journalist

Lena Olin ... Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Vilgot Sjöman 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Vilgot Sjöman 

Produced by
Jörn Donner .... producer
Original Music by
Bengt Ernryd 
Cinematography by
Lasse Björne 
Film Editing by
Wic Kjellin 
Tomas Täng 
Production Design by
Håkan Alexandersson (production design)
Carl Johan De Geer (production design)
Costume Design by
Makeup Department
Marianne Haglund .... makeup supervisor
Bengt Ottekil .... makeup artist
Bengt Ottekil .... makeup supervisor
Sound Department
Sven Fahlén .... re-recording mixer
Lennart Forsén .... boom operator
Lennart Forsén .... sound editor
Lars Klettner .... re-recording mixer
Jan-Erik Lundberg .... production mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Göran Eriksson .... key grip
Walter Hirsch .... still photographer
Kent Högberg .... gaffer
Börje Larsson .... gaffer
Hans Rinning .... color timer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lissy Jansson .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Tomas Täng .... assistant editor
Music Department
Bengt Ernryd .... instrumentalist
Bengt Ernryd .... music arrangement
Jan Kling .... instrumentalist
Ivar Lindell .... instrumentalist
Bertil Lövgren .... instrumentalist
Lars Olofsson .... instrumentalist
Ivan Oscarsson .... instrumentalist
Bjarne Roupé .... instrumentalist
Other crew
Sven Algotsson .... production assistant
Kerstin Berg .... script assistant
Ann-Mari Holmstedt .... production assistant
Bo Arne Vibenius .... production management
Anders Wepsäläinen .... titles

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Tabu" - Sweden (original title)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
Sound Mix:
Finland:K-18 (cut) (1979) | Finland:(Banned) (uncut) (1977)

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The film was passed uncut by Swedish censors, leaving one particular scene of sado-masochistic homosexual behavior intact. Sjoman is on record as saying that the censors didn't cut it because they didn't want to bring attention to it.See more »
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