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Capernaum(Movie, 2018)

Original title: "کفرناحوم" (Arabic/AR)
2h 6min | Genre: Drama
CapernaumRating: 4.1/5 (with 475475 votes)
Capernaum is a 2018 Lebanese drama film directed by Nadine Labaki and produced by Khaled Mouzanar. The screenplay was written by Labaki, Jihad Hojaily and Michelle Keserwany from a story by Labaki, Hojaily, Keserwany, Georges Khabbaz and Khaled Mouzanar. The film stars Syrian refugee child actor Zain Al Rafeea as Zain El Hajj, a 12-year-old living in the slums of Beirut. The film is told in flashback format, focusing on Zain's life, including his encounter with an Ethiopian immigrant Rahil and her infant son Yonas, and leading up to his attempt to sue his parents for child neglect. The film debuted at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where it was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or, and won the Jury Prize. The film received a 15-minute standing ovation following its premiere at Cannes on 17 May 2018. 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. It received a wider release on 20 September 2018. The film received critical acclaim, with particular praise given to Labaki's direction, Al Rafeea's performance and the film's "d... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Capernaum

Iffr Audience Award Amanda Award for Best Foreign Feature Film

About Capernaum

Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.


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Additional Information

Production country: Lebanon
Plays in: Lebanon
Original language: Arabic (AR)
Spoken languages: Arabic (AR)
Translated into 28 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/14/2018 (World premiere: 10/06/2018)
Director: Nadine Labaki
Screenwriter: Nadine Labaki, Michelle Keserwany
Director of Photography: Christopher Aoun
Composer: Khaled Mouzanar
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Cafarnaúm"
"Cafarnaum"
"迦百农"
"Kapernaum"
"Capharnaüm"
"Kafarnaum"
"כפר נחום"
"Cafarnao - Caos e miracoli"
"Cafarnaúm"
"가버나움"
"كفرناحوم"
"Capharnaüm"
"Kapernaum"
"Kafarnaum"
"Cafarnaum"
"Капернаум"
"Kapernaum"
"Capharnaüm"
"Capharnaum"
"Chaos"
Budget: 4,000,000 USD
Revenue: 64,978,931 USD (= 1,624%)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:284264, Added: 10/06/2018, Last updated: 02/16/2021