Gohatto (“Taboo”) – Movie Review

PERSONAL RATING: 5/10 COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Japan DATE OF RELEASE: Dec 18th, 1999 MOVIE DURATION: 1 hour, 44 minutes CAST: Matsuda Ryuhei, Takeda Shinji, Matoba Koji, Asano Tadanobu, Beat Takeshi, SYNOPSIS: Set during Japan’s Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in sword-fighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the training…