The Tribe
Festival in Media
Section: International Competition
Country: Ukraine 
Year: 2014

Plemya 

130 min, color

Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy Screenplay: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy Cinematography: Valentyn Vasyanovych Production Design: Vlad Odudenko Editing: Valentyn Vasyanovych Sound: Sergey Stepaskiy Producer: Valentyn Vasyanovych Cast: Grigory Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav Biletsky, Ivan Tishko, Alexander Sidelnikov.

Deaf mute Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for deaf-and-dumb and is trying to find his place of the school's criminal network, The Tribe. But when Sergey meets one of the Chief's concubines Anna, he unwillingly breaks all the unwritten rules of the tribe.

Production:
Garmata Film Production

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Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Born in Kiev in 1974 (Ukraine). Graduated from the filmmaking department of the Kiev State Institute of Theatre and Arts majoring in feature dilm directing. He has worked at film studios in Kiev (the Dovzhenko Film Studio) and in St. Petersburg (the Lenfilm Studios). He also worked as a script writer on numerous TV. His latest film, "The Tribe", won the Nespresso Grand Prize for La Semaine de la Critique in 2014.

 

Filmography

2014 The Tribe / Plemya
2012 Nuclear Waster / Yaderni wydhody (short)
2010 Deafness / Glukhota (short)
2009 Diagnosis / Diagnoz (short)
2006 Occurrence / Intsydent (short)