Autumn 2021:

A Beirut child sues his parents for giving birth to him, before ending up caring for a stranger’s baby.  126 minutes

Writers:  Nadine Labaki (screenplay), Jihad Hojeily (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Stars:  Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, Capernaum tells of Zain, a Lebanese boy who runs away from an abusive home. He is befriended by an Ethiopian woman working without papers, and looks after her baby while she goes to work. When she is picked up by the police he is forced onto the streets, taking the baby with him, and is confronted by some terrible choices.

Metascore 75
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