The Tribe

2014 • 131 minutes
4.1
24 reviews
88%
Tomatometer
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Set at a Ukrainian boarding school for the deaf, The Tribe's narrative unfolds purely through sign language without employing subtitles or voiceover, resulting in a unique, never-before-seen cinematic experience that engages the audience on a new level.
4.1
24 reviews
Rick Kilpatrick
May 16, 2016
I saw this at the AFI FEST and it blew me away. The violence isn't gratuitous but instead an integral part of the film. The Tribe is in sign language with no subtitles or voiceover, yet this does not in the least hinder one's ability to understand the signed dialogue. As a result, the film is most likely much easier to follow without the distraction of subtitles.
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B Shannon
September 24, 2018
It didn't work for me like it seems to have for others. Perhaps a rewatch is in order...
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A Google user
February 27, 2016
The best film, fantastic acting, direction, and story.
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