30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Tribe Ukraine 2014 | 132 min | OV | Colour | FF 2014

Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy

With The Tribe, Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy (*1974) celebrated his feature film debut and promptly won three prizes at this year's Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.

rated for 0 + years
Sergei is a new boy at a boarding school for the deaf. He soon gets to know the ruthless rules and rituals that reign in this closed-off microcosm. It is a world of violence, crime and prostitution. When the new boy proves himself in several robberies, he quickly climbs up the school hierarchy. But then he falls in love with one of the leader's girlfriends, thus breaking an unwritten law of the "tribe". The Ukrainian drama puts all its weight behind the dramatic power of sign language. With neither subtitles nor voice-over, the film entails a new perception of the senses -- love and hate need no translation.
Original title: Plemya
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Caleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Screenplay: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Cast: Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav Biletskiy
Producer: Valentyn Vasyanovych, Iya Myslytska
Director of Photography: Valentyn Vasyanovych
Music: Sergiy Stepanskiy
Production Design: Vlad Odudenko
Editor: Valentyn Vasyanovych
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Alpha Violet
Production: Garmata film production
Contact: Keiko Funato, Alpha Violet:


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