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Title The tribe [Hoopla electronic resource].

Imprint [United States] : Cinedigm : Made available through hoopla, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 132 min.)) : sd., col.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy.
Cast Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy.
Summary Winner of multiple 2014 Cannes Film Festival Awards (including the coveted Critics' Week Grand Prix), Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's The Tribe is an undeniably original and intense feature debut set in the insular world of a Ukrainian high school for the deaf. The Tribe unfolds through the non-verbal acting and sign language from a cast of deaf, nonprofessional actors-with no need for subtitles or voice over--resulting in a unique, never before-experienced cinematic event that engages the audience on a new sensory level. Teenage Sergey (Grigoriy Fesenko), a new student at the boarding school, realizes immediately that he must prove himself worthy to be brought under the protective wing of the school gang's leader to survive unscathed. After an indoctrination of harmless initiation pranks and rites, Sergey's newfound clique soon introduces him to their common activities of robbery, bribery and prostitution. At first assimilating seamlessly into his new role in the tribe, he finds himself compromised as he begins to fall in love with his female classmate-and one of the gang's escorts-triggering a sequence of stunningly diabolical events.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Deaf youth -- Ukraine -- Drama.
Boarding school students -- Ukraine -- Drama.
Feature films.
Added Author Slaboshpytskiy, Myroslav, screenwriter, film director.
Vasyanovych, Valentyn, film producer.
Myslytska, Iya, film producer.
Fesenko, Grigoriy, actor.
Novikova, Yana, actor.
Babiy, Rosa, actor.
hoopla digital.
Music No. MWT11527030
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