Film 10

Jun 20th CAPERNAUM; Leb/Fr/USA+, 2018, 121 mins, M

Dir: Nadine Labaki. Stars: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw.

  After being jailed for committing a violent crime, Zain, a mistreated 12-year-old boy, sues his parents for giving him life. Zain's large family live hand to mouth in a squalid apartment in Lebanon. The kids work instead of going to school. When Zain's 11-year-old sister is sold into marriage, he flees the family home in search of a better life. He is taken in and lovingly cared for by an illegal Ethiopian worker, Rahil, who lives in a shanty house with her baby. But when Rahil disappears, Zain is suddenly left to fend for himself and her baby, resorting to increasingly desperate measures to survive. Drama.

Trailer at

Trailer

 

Previous All Films Next