Capernaum / Capharnum

Capernaum / Capharnum

Director : Nadine Labaki / Lebanon /2018/Colour/123’/Arabic


Adelaide FF, Asia Pacific Screen Awards, British International Film Awards, Calgary IFF, Camerimage, Cannes FF, Ghent IFF, Melbourne IFF, Montreal festival of new Cinema, Sao Paulo IFF, Toronto IFF

Story of a Lebanese boy, who sues his own parents for giving him birth. He leaves his negligent parents to live in the streets and takes care of a refugee and her baby child. Soon he gets the responsibility of the child. He lands in trouble soon and ends up in a courtroom, where he questions society’s systematic inhumanity.

Director Nadine Labaki
Screenplay Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Keserwany, Nadine Labaki, Khaled Mouzanar
Producer Khale Mouzanar, Michel Merkt
DoP Christopher Aoun
Editor Konstantin Bock, Laure Gardette
Music Khaled Mouzanar
Sound Design Chadiroukoz

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