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District 9 male
District 9 Male
Age 14 (film)
Occupation Tribute
Home District 9
Gender Male
Height 4'11"
Weapon Axe
Fate Deceased
Appearances The Hunger Games
Portrayed by Imanol Yepez-Frias

The District 9 male was the male tribute from District 9 who participated in the 74th Hunger Games.

74th Hunger GamesEdit

District 9 Tribute parade
The District 9 tributes in their parade costumes.
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District 7, 8 and 9 during the tribute parade.
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District 3 and 9 males light a fire.
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Tribute ParadeEdit

In the film, he is seen on the chariots with his district partner in the Tribute Parade wearing silver suits and headpieces, possibly representing Silos (where they store grain). He and his district partner are hardly seen in the chariot scene; as the camera focuses on the District 8 partners, they are both seen waving.

TrainingEdit

He is seen making a fire and backing away with the District 3 male. In the behind the scenes DVD, the District 9 male can be seen in the line to the left as Peeta runs on the gauntlets.

Cornucopia bloodbathEdit

In the novel, the District 9 male dies in the bloodbath. Shortly after the 74th Hunger Games begin, he fights with Katniss over a small backpack. Clove throws a knife into his back, killing him instantly, and causing him to cough up blood into Katniss' face. In the film, he fights Cato over a water canteen but Cato hits him in the stomach and throws him over a crate. After the fight he grabs an axe and chases Katniss. Before he can kill Katniss, he is killed by Clove but he did not cough the blood in Katniss face, instead he fell to his death beside Katniss, just as he was about to kill her. He places 24th in the book and 20th in the movie.

MuttationEdit

After his death, the District 9 male, like all the other dead tributes, had his DNA mixed with a wolf to form a muttation which had similar characteristics to the fallen tribute. His mutt had ashen fur and hazel eyes. It's unknown whether his mutt survived or was killed in battle. His mutt was also identified by Katniss.

Film portrayalEdit

He was portrayed by Imanol Yepez-Frias in the The Hunger Games film.
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The District 9 male's Tribute Identification Card.

TriviaEdit

  • In the film he weighs 90 pounds.
  • It was confirmed that the District 9 male, female and the District 10 female, were considered extra characters and they only shot the parade, but he appeared in the training.
  • In training, his odds of winning were 22-1.
  • In the arena, he wears a bottle green jacket.
  • The District 9 male was one of the five mutts that Katniss recognized in the book, and the only mutt to be recognized that is not named.
  • In the film he was the 5th dead, but when his District partner was killed, on the scoreboard behind Caesar it can be seen that he was the 1st dead.
  • In the book he is confirmed the first tribute dead, as after she states she sees a knife in his back Katniss then says 'The other tributes had already reached the cornucopia.
  • Imanol Yepez-Frias, the District 9 boy's actor, does not appear on set for the filming of the bloodbath so the District 7 male (Sam Ly) had to take his part, making him to appear having two deaths.
  • The District 9 boy's portrait is not shown during 'The Fallen' along with the District 10 female. This is most likely a production error.
  • He lives for 35 seconds, dying before his district partner.
  • He appears in the training center, making a fire with the District 3 male who backing away when it ignites.
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