Capernaum (Capharnaüm) Reviews

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June 5, 2019
Yes, go and watch it - it's brilliant!
May 29, 2019
Labaki and cinematographer Christopher Aoun take a no-holds-barred approach to immersing us in Zain's rough and tumble world of poverty, predators, hustlers and meaningless, frustrating bureaucracy.
May 28, 2019
Nadine Labaki makes use of an outstanding script in which the characters development is very well defined. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 17, 2019
Capernaum gives a human face to conditions that exist outside the geographical purview of the wealthy.
April 18, 2019
Despite his appalling circumstances, Zain will touch your heart through his sheer charm, his resourceful determination and his innate human decency.
April 15, 2019
The plight of the poor and displaced, and the notion of frontiers, borders - and yes, walls - is front-and-centre in the media right now and faithfully served by this film.
April 9, 2019
A sometimes heavy-handed, but nonetheless powerful tale of poverty and adversity.
April 8, 2019
Capernaum is not an easy watch, but it is a beautiful one, despite how grisly it can seem at times.
March 26, 2019
This film works so well because of the terrific work by the actors, especially Al Rafeea as Zain, who is thoroughly believable as a 12-year-old desperate to control his own destiny...
March 17, 2019
Capernaum will take a top spot in my list for the best films I've seen and will never watch again.
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