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Capharnaüm (2018)

A politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.

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Nadine Labaki

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Jihad Hojeily (screenwriter), Michelle Keserwany (screenwriter) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zain Al Rafeea Zain Al Rafeea ... Zain
Kawsar Al Haddad Kawsar Al Haddad ... Souad, the Mother
Fadi Yousef Fadi Yousef ... Selim, the Father (as Fadi Kamel Yousef)
Haita 'Cedra' Izzam Haita 'Cedra' Izzam ... Sahar, the Sister
Alaa Chouchnieh Alaa Chouchnieh ... Aspro
Nadine Labaki ... Nadine
Elias Khoury Elias Khoury ... The Judge
Nour El Husseini Nour El Husseini ... Assaad
Joseph Jimbazian Joseph Jimbazian ... Cockroach Man / Harout
Samira Chalhoub Samira Chalhoub ... Daad
Farah Hasno Farah Hasno ... Maysoun
Joe Maalouf Joe Maalouf ... TV presenter
Alexandre Youakim Alexandre Youakim ... Doctor
Michele Sedad Michele Sedad ... Michele Sedad
Rahaf El Razek Rahaf El Razek ... Zain's Sister
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A politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.

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"Why are you suing your parents?" "For giving me life."

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Drama

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Country:

Lebanon

Language:

Arabic | Amharic

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cafarnaúm See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Moving masterpiece
21 September 2018 | by gharioscynthiaSee all my reviews

Capharnaüm is one of the most raw, real, and brutal films that gives you the misery of this world in the face. Everyone need to watch it.


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