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Beijing Film Fest: Nadine Labaki's Cannes Jury Prize Winner 'Capernaum' Lands China Release Date

Beijing Film Fest: Nadine Labaki's Cannes Jury Prize Winner 'Capernaum' Lands China Release Date

Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize winner Capernaum, from Lebanese actress turned director Nadine Labaki, is heading to China.

The film has landed a potentially lucrative April 29 release date in the Middle Kingdom, courtesy of specialty distributor Road Pictures and Alibaba's influential ticketing service and digital marketer Taopiaopiao. Road Pictures acquired the China rights to the film at Cannes last year. 

Labaki unveiled the release date at Capernaum's China premiere Monday night at the Beijing International Film Festival, where the cultivation of arthouse cinema in the country has been a key programming focus.

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