Movie Review – Capernaum (2018)

Capernaum, 2018. Directed by Nadine Labaki. Starring Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Kawthar Al Haddad, Fadi Kamel Youssef, Nour el Husseini, Alaa Chouchnieh and Boluwatife Treasure Bankole. ...

Review Round-Up: “Capernaum”, “Cold War”, and “The Quake”

For the first of two review round-ups to tackle this week, we’ve got a foreign film threesome to dive into! It’s also a bit of catching up, as two titles have opened already this past weekend. The ...

The lives of others by Anne-Katrin Titze

Capernaum (Capharnaüm) director Nadine Labaki on Zain al Rafeea: "He knows the violence of the streets, he knows abuse, he knows mistreatment." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze Nadine Labaki's Capernaum ...

‘Capernaum’ Review: A Devastating Tale of A Boy Adrift in Beirut

‘Capernaum’ Review: A Devastating Tale of A Boy Adrift in Beirut In a year of exceptionally fine foreign-language films (Roma, Burning, Cold War, Shoplifters), Capernaum has a way to go to earn a spot in that major league. But the film has an undeniable emotional ...

‘Capernaum’ Film Review: Lebanon’s Oscar Entry Unflinchingly Examines Childhood Poverty

Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) is an abrasive, unkempt boy of either 12 or 13 years old. Neither he nor his parents quite know his age for sure. His parents’ neglect is only part of the reason why Zain wants ...

Capernaum Movie Review

Capernaum (Chaos) Sony Pictures Classics Reviewed for Shockya.com by: Harvey Karten Director: Nadine Labaki Screenwriter: Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeilly, Michelle Keserwany, in collaboration with ...

Nadine Labaki (‘Capernaum’ director) on giving voice to children who have been ignored by society [Exclusive Video Interview]

Nadine Labaki (‘Capernaum’ director) on giving voice to children who have been ignored by society [Exclusive Video Interview] Nadine Labaki was compelled to make “Capernaum” after witnessing “children on the streets, either children begging, or children working, or children who are deprived of their most basic rights. It’s ...

Dakota Johnson, Lynne Ramsay Among Marrakech Film Festival Jury; ‘Roma’, ‘Green Book’ Among Galas

The 17th Marrakech International Film Festival (Nov 30 – Dec 08) has set a jury comprising Suspiria star Dakota Johnson, Indian actress Ileana D’Cruz (Barfi!), Lebanese filmmaker and visual artist ...

Capernaum (2018) U.S. Movie Trailer: Zain al Rafeea Sues His Parents to Stop Them From Having More Kids

Capernaum Trailer Nadine Labaki‘s Capernaum (2018) movie trailer stars Zain al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Kawsar Al Haddad, and Fadi Yousef. Capernaum‘s plot synopsis: ...

‘Capernaum’ Trailer: Nadine Labaki’s Cannes Jury Prize Winner Is a Moving Look at Childhood Poverty

‘Capernaum’ Trailer: Nadine Labaki’s Cannes Jury Prize Winner Is a Moving Look at Childhood Poverty Audience reactions at the Cannes Film Festival aren’t always the best indicator of a film’s quality — many of the best films have inspired walk-outs — but a 15-minute standing ovation tends to bode ...

AFI Fest World Cinema Lineup Boasts Seven Foreign-Language Oscar Contenders

AFI Fest World Cinema Lineup Boasts Seven Foreign-Language Oscar Contenders The last festival on the fall calendar, AFI Fest, always offers a few late-breaking possible Oscar contenders — including opener “On the Basis of Sex” and closer “Mary, Queen of Scots” — as well as a ...

AFI Fest World Cinema Lineup Boasts Seven Foreign-Language Oscar Contenders

AFI Fest World Cinema Lineup Boasts Seven Foreign-Language Oscar Contenders The last festival on the fall calendar, AFI Fest, always offers a few late-breaking possible Oscar contenders — including opener “On the Basis of Sex” and closer “Mary, Queen of Scots” — as well as a ...

AFI Fest Heavy On Oscar Contenders In World Cinema Sidebar

AFI Fest Heavy On Oscar Contenders In World Cinema Sidebar AFI Fest’s World Cinema section unveiled Tuesday includes seven films that have been officially submitted for the Foreign Language Film Oscar, from Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum and Matteo Garrone’s ...