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Taboo (1999) Poster

(1999)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Nagisa Ôshima

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Ryôtarô Shiba ... (novel)
Nagisa Ôshima ... (writer)

Cast (in credits order)  

Takeshi Kitano ... Captain Toshizo Hijikata (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Ryûhei Matsuda ... Samurai Sozaburo Kano
Shinji Takeda Shinji Takeda ... Lieutenant Soji Okita
Tadanobu Asano ... Samurai Hyozo Tashiro
Yôichi Sai Yôichi Sai ... Commander Isami Kondo
Jirô Sakagami Jirô Sakagami ... Lieutenant Genzaburo Inoue
Kôji Matoba Kôji Matoba ... Samurai Heibei Sugano
Masa Tommies Masa Tommies ... Inspector Jo Yamazaki
Masatô Ibu Masatô Ibu ... Officer Koshitaro Ito
Zakoba Katsura Zakoba Katsura ... Wachigaiya
Tomorô Taguchi ... Samurai Tojiro Yuzawa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chikako Aoyama
Yoshiaki Fujiwara Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Daisuke Iijima Daisuke Iijima
Yôichi Iijima Yôichi Iijima
Yoshiaki Inagaki Yoshiaki Inagaki
Yôzaburô Itô Yôzaburô Itô ... Inoue's Retainer
Iwawo Iwawo
Uno Kanda Uno Kanda ... The Geisha Nishikigi-Dayû
Toujirô Kinoshita Toujirô Kinoshita
Seiji Kurasaki Seiji Kurasaki
Emiko Michii Emiko Michii
Kumotarô Mukai Kumotarô Mukai
Takuya Muramatsu Takuya Muramatsu
Mami Nakamura Mami Nakamura
Hirofumi Nakase Hirofumi Nakase
Yô Obara Yô Obara
Takashi Odashima Takashi Odashima
Kazuhiko Okuno Kazuhiko Okuno
Yoshiyuki Omori Yoshiyuki Omori
Kei Satô Kei Satô ... Narrator (voice)
Kasumi Sawanoi Kasumi Sawanoi
Shun Sugata Shun Sugata
Shougo Tajika Shougo Tajika
Sanji Takei Sanji Takei
Yôji Tanaka Yôji Tanaka ... Samurai executed by Kanô
Susumu Terajima Susumu Terajima ... Spy
Sayami Toda Sayami Toda
Makoto Togashi Makoto Togashi
Yoshiaki Umegaki Yoshiaki Umegaki
Kenichi Urata Kenichi Urata
Masanosuke Yamaguchi Masanosuke Yamaguchi
Yukiharu Yamaguchi Yukiharu Yamaguchi
Shûji Yamazaki Shûji Yamazaki
Kazuko Yoshiyuki Kazuko Yoshiyuki ... The Servant Omatsu
Usaburô Ôshima Usaburô Ôshima
Tôru Ôtomo Tôru Ôtomo

Produced by 

Jean Labadie ... executive producer
Masayuki Motomochi ... assistant producer
Shigehiro Nakagawa ... producer
Shigeki Nishimura ... assistant producer
Eiko Oshima ... producer
Kazuo Shimizu ... producer
Jeremy Thomas ... executive producer
Ichirô Yamamoto ... line producer assistant
Nobuyoshi Ôtani ... executive producer

Music by 

Ryuichi Sakamoto ... (as Ryûichi Sakamoto)

Cinematography by 

Toyomichi Kurita

Film Editing by 

Tomoyo Oshima

Production Design by 

Yoshinobu Nishioka

Art Direction by 

Yoshinobu Nishioka

Set Decoration by 

Shoichi Yasuda

Costume Design by 

Emi Wada

Makeup Department 

Kiyomi Hirose ... hairdresser
Yuriko Nishikawa ... hairdresser
Tsuneo Soga ... hair designer
Mitsuyo Takasaki ... makeup artist
Ihoko Uchiyama ... additional makeup
Kunio Yamazaki ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Shinji Harada ... first assistant director
Kazuhiro Hayashikawa ... assistant director
Satoshi Ito ... assistant director
Takehiko Nakajima ... first assistant director
Yusuke Narita ... director help
Tomohiko Yamashita ... assistant director

Art Department 

Toshio Fukuda ... art department production assistant
Keita Gohara ... assistant set decorator
Nami Hoshizaki ... assistant set decorator
Kazuo Kajitani ... construction supervisor
Tomoko Kurata ... assistant production designer
Kazutoshi Marui ... assistant production designer
Atsushi Shimamura ... assistant set decorator
Yosakichi Shimizu ... assistant set decorator
Eri Yamamoto ... assistant production designer
Kyoichi Yanase ... construction supervisor

Sound Department 

Hiroshi Abe ... assistant sound recordist
Kunio Ando ... sound recordist
Hiroshi Ishigai ... assistant sound recordist
Takako Kawamoto ... sound effects (as Keiko Kawamoto)
Osamu Matsumoto ... assistant to sound recordist
Shinsuke Nagashima ... assistant to sound recordist
Kenji Shibasaki ... sound effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Yoichi Chiashi ... assistant camera
Ryuji Fujii ... electrician
Tatsuya Fujikawa ... electrician
Koji Idera ... electrician
Yasushi Jitsuhara ... grip
Hajime Kanda ... assistant camera
So Kanda ... camera operator
Shinya Kimura ... assistant camera
Kazuaki Kiriya ... still photographer (as Kazuhiro Iwashita)
Kazushi Maruyama ... electrician
Hiroshi Matsuda ... grip
Isao Nishimura ... grip
Akira Sakoh ... Steadicam operator
Tetsuji Sato ... grip
Hiroshi Takehisa ... chief lighting technician
Haruhiko Yamaguchi ... electrician
Yoshiaki Yamamoto ... assistant camera
Hiro'o Yanagida ... operator:
Norikazu Yasuda ... electrician

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Misako Kajimoto ... wardrobe assistant
Yukiko Kamazawa ... wardrobe assistant
Fumio Kida ... wardrobe
Kazuo Matsuda ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Chie Aoki ... negative cutter
Gérard Estival ... color timer (uncredited)

Music Department 

Fernando Aponte ... score mixer / score recordist

Other crew 

Hikozo Akamatsu ... title design
Hidenobu Togo ... swordplay instructor
Thierry Valletoux ... reportage

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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