Capernaum

Director: Nadine Labaki
Starring: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shifera, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole
Duration: 123 min


From acclaimed director Nadine Labaki (CARAMEL, WHERE DO WE GO NOW?) comes a stunning and unforgettable new film.
In a courtroom, a young boy named Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) stands before a judge. He asks to sue his own parents for giving him life. The circumstances that have brought him to this point take us on a journey through his poverty-stricken upbringing in Beirut where he lives with his family.
Forced to live by his wits in order to survive, Zain’s life reaches a turning point when his parents make an unforgivable deal that will see his younger sister married off. Left distraught by this terrible act, Zain takes to the road. While looking for work at a fairground, he befriends a young woman who is working illegally as a cleaner and helps to look after her adorable one-year-old baby, Jonas. Zain and Jonas form a touching bond but things get much more complicated when circumstances force Zain to make choices that will have huge ramifications.
CAPERNAUM is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit – a battle cry for the forgotten, the unwanted and the lost that offers hope in the most unexpected of places.



9.4/10 85 ratings.

General admission screenings

Sun 24th Mar
12.45 15.35 18.20
Mon 25th Mar
13.20 16.10 18.55
Tue 26th Mar
13.05 18.15
Wed 27th Mar
13.25 16.15 19.00
Thu 28th Mar
15.30 18.40

Club and Group screenings

Thu 28th Mar 12.40 Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members.



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