Ukraine's young actress in a coded world without sound

Film Apr 22, 2015

Ukraine's young actress in a coded world without sound

by Kaori Shoji

Yana Novikova is a 21-year-old Ukranian actress who was born deaf. She is one of the leads in "The Tribe," a near-silent film starring a cast of deaf actors who communicate only through sign and body language. There are no subtitles. Helping her communicate during ...