Capernaum - Official Trailer
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Capernaum also known as Capharnaüm, is a 2018 Lebanese drama film written and directed by Nadine Labaki. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Jury Prize. The film received a 15-minute standing ovation following its premiere at Cannes on 17 May 2018. The film is nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Sony Pictures Classics, which had previously distributed Labaki's "Where Do We Go Now?", bought North American and Latin American distribution rights for the film, while Wild Bunch retained the international rights.
The story follows the struggle of a young child. Inside a court, Zain, (played by Zain Al Rafeea), a 12-year-old Syrian refugee boy, is brought before the judge. To the question: "Why are you attacking your parents in court?", Zain answers: "For giving me life!" The film retraces the incredible journey of this child in search of his identity and who rebels against the life that was imposed on him.
Cast - Zain Al Rafeea as Zain
Yordanos Shiferaw as Rahil
Boluwatife Treasure Bankole as Yonas
Kawthar Al Haddad as Souad
Fadi Kamel Youssef as Selim
Nour el Husseini as Assadd
Cedra Izam as Sahar
Release Date - 17 May 2018 (Cannes)
20 September 2018 (Lebanon)
Genre - Drama
Directed by - Nadine Labaki
Produced by - Michel Merkt