Cover image for The tribe / Drafthouse Films and Garmata Film Production with the support of Ukranian State Film Agency, Hubert Bals Fund of IFFR, Rinat Akhmetov Foundation "Development of Ukraine", world sales Alpha Violet presents ; written and directed by Myroslav Slaboshypytskiy.
Title:
The tribe / Drafthouse Films and Garmata Film Production with the support of Ukranian State Film Agency, Hubert Bals Fund of IFFR, Rinat Akhmetov Foundation "Development of Ukraine", world sales Alpha Violet presents ; written and directed by Myroslav Slaboshypytskiy.
Publication Information:
[Austin, TX] : Drafthouse Films, [2016]

[New York] : Cinedigm, [2016]

©2014
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (18 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.

"This film is in sign language. There are no translations, no subtitles, no voice-overs."--Opening screens.

Special features: Commentary with director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy and film critic Devin Faraci ; Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's award-winning short film Deafness (2010) ; interview with actress Yana Novikova ; trailers.
Abstract:
A deaf mute boy joins a boarding school for similar children. Confronted by the violent and criminal antics of some of the other boys and girls, he struggles to conform and join the "tribe". (imdb.com) An undeniably original and intense feature debut set in the insular world of a Ukrainian high school for the deaf. It unfolds through the non-verbal acting and sign language from a cast of deaf non-professionals, resulting in a unique, never-before-experienced cinematic event that engages the audience on a new sensory level.
Geographic Term:
Added Uniform Title:
Container of (work): Glukhota (Motion picture)
Added Title:
Deafness (Motion picture)

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A teenage boy has difficulty adapting to his new Ukrainian boarding school for deaf children in this intense drama directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy. As he endures constant hazing by the class bully and his friends, the boy decides to befriend his tormentors and is pulled into a dark world of crime and prostitution while also falling for a female classmate. ~ Erin Demers, Rovi