Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2018

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The Tribe The Tribe
The Tribe and The Silent Child
Children Of A Lesser God (Country: US; Year: 1986; Director: Randa Haines; Writer: Mark Medoff, Hesper Anderson, Mark Medoff, James Carrington; Stars: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco, Allison Gompf, John F. Cleary, Philip Holmes, Georgia Ann Cline, William D. Byrd, Frank Carter Jr., John Limnidis, Bob Hiltermann, E. Katherine Kerr, John Basinger, Barry Magnani)
A teacher at a special school for the deaf falls for one of his pupils.
Land Of Silence And Darkness (Country: West Germany; Year: 1971; Director: Werner Herzog; Writer: Werner Herzog; Stars: Fini Straubinger, M. Baaske, Elsa Fehrer, Heinrich Fleischmann, Rolf Illig, Vladimir Kokol, Resi Mittermeier, Gustav Heinemann, Fini Straubinger, M. Baaske, Elsa Fehrer, Heinrich Fleischmann, Rolf Illig, Vladimir Kokol, Resi Mittermeier)
Documentary about a woman who has been deaf and blind since adolescence and her work for others.
The Past (Minulost) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 1998; Director: Ivo Trajkov; Writer: Filip Novák, Ivo Trajkov, Ivo Trajkov; Stars: Karel Zima, Magdalena Zimová, Klára Melísková, Marek Bouda, Vera Bílá, Robert Bílý, Pavlína Fechterová, Klára Hamerníková, Nikola Hejko, Stanislav Motl, Richard Nemcok, Ladka Nergesová, Jordi Niubo, Marie Tomásová, Miroslav Táborský)
A man faces trouble after he kills the lover of his girlfriend.
A Quiet Place (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: John Krasinski; Writer: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski; Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds, Cade Woodward, Leon Russom, Doris McCarthy)
Family trapped by futuristic monsters that cannot see but have exceptional hearing which means silence is essential for survival
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (Country: US; Year: 1989; Director: Arthur Hiller; Writer: Earl Barret, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth, Earl Barret, Arne Sultan, Eliot Wald, Andrew Kurtzman, Gene Wilder; Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey, Alan North, Anthony Zerbe, Louis Giambalvo, Kirsten Childs, Hardy Rawls, Audrie Neenan, Lauren Tom, John Capodice, George Bartenieff, Alexandra Neil, Tonya Pinkins)
Two men who witness a murder - one blind and one deaf - work together to find the killers.
The Silent Child (Country: United Kingdom; Year: 2017; Director: Chris Overton; Writer: Rachel Shenton; Stars: Rachel Shenton, Rachel Fielding, Maisie Sly, Anna Barry, Philip York, Annie Cusselle, Sam Rees, Rachel Shenton, Rachel Fielding, Maisie Sly, Anna Barry, Philip York, Annie Cusselle, Sam Rees)
A social worker helps a profoundly deaf child start to communicate.
The Tribe (Plemya) (Country: Ukraine, Netherlands; Year: 2014; Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Writer: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Stars: Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav Biletskiy)
A deaf teenager runs into gang trouble at a boarding school.

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