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CAPERNAUM

by Nadine Labaki

synopsis

INT. COURTROOM ZAIN, a 12-year-old boy, faces THE JUDGE. THE JUDGE: Why are you suing your own parents? ZAIN: For giving me life.

international title: Capernaum
original title: Capharnaüm
country: Lebanon, France
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Nadine Labaki
film run: 123'
release date: FR 17/10/2018, NL 25/12/2018, GB 1/02/2019, ES 18/01/2019, NL 31/01/2019, PT 7/02/2019
screenplay: Jihad Hojeily, Nadine Labaki, Michelle Kesrouani
cast: Zain Alrafeea, Yordanos Shifera, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Kawthar Al Haddad, Fadi Kamel Youssef, Cedra Izam, Alaa Chouchnieh, Nadine Labaki
cinematography by: Christopher Aoun
film editing: Konstantin Bock, Laure Gardette
art director: Hussein Baydoun
costumes designer: Zeina Saab Demelero
music: Khaled Mouzanar
producer: Khaled Mouzanar, Michel Merkt
co-producer: Pierre Sarraf
executive producer: Akram Safa, Fouad Mikati, Candice Abela, Samer Rizk, Georges Sarraf, Sylvio Sharif Tabet, Ray Barakat, Chady Eli Mattar, Antoine Khalife, Joslyn Barnes, Wissam Smayra
associate producer: Anne-Dominique Toussaint, Jason Kliot
line producer: Pierre Sarraf, Marianne Katra
production: Les Films des Tournelles, KNM, Synchronicity Films, Mooz Films (LB), Louverture Films (US), The Bridge Production, Boo Films, Open City Films
backing: Cedrus Invest Bank SAL (LB)
distributor: Lucky Red, Gaumont Distribution, Caramel Films, Cinéart Netherlands B.V., Filmcoopi