© Mooz Films / Gaumont / Wild Bunch
© Mooz Films / Gaumont / Wild Bunch

Capernaum

    All titles (3)
    Feature Film | 2016-2018 | Drama | France, Lebanon, Qatar, United Kingdom, USA

    Shooting data

    Number of shooting days90
    LocationsBeirut

    Project data

    Budget4 mio
    Film financing
    Length of movie123'
    Aspect ratioCinemascope (1 : 2,39)

    Trailers/Videos

    Brief 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.

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Zaïn Al RafeeaZaïn [L]
    Yordanos ShiferawRahil [L]
    Boluwatife Treasure BankoleYonas [L]
    Fadi Kamel YoussefSelim [L]
    Haita 'Cedra' IzamSahar [L]
    Alaa ChouchniehAspro [L]
    Kawthar Al HaddadSouad [L]Maria Magdalena Rabl
    various [BP]Sofie Gross

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Director of photographyChristopher Aoun
    2nd unit dopMarco Müller [5]
    Camera operatorMarco Müller [5]B
    Steadicam operatorMarco Müller [5]
    1st assistant cameraCyril Lèbre
    Casting directorJennifer Haddad
    Costume designerZeina Saab Demelero
    DirectorNadine Labaki
    1st AD (local system)Toufic Khreich
    EditorKonstantin Bock
    GafferFrida Marzouk
    ComposerKhaled Mouzanar
    ProducerKhaled Mouzanar
    Co-producerPierre Sarraf
    Co-producerAkram Safa
    ProducerMichel Merkt
    ScreenwriterNadine Labaki
    ScreenwriterJihad Hojeily
    ScreenwriterMichelle Kesrouani
    Co-writerGeorges Khabbaz

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Mooz Films [lb]
    Les Films Des Tournelles [fr]in association with
    Boo Pictures [us]in association with
    Louverture Films [us]in association with
    Synchronicity Films [uk]in association with

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    Alamode Filmdistribution oHG [de]Germany (theatrical)
    Gaumont [fr]France (theatrical)
    Wild Bunch [fr]International Sales

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Cameras and UtilitiesVantage Film GmbHLenses

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Nadine Labaki2018Stockholm Int. Film Festival [se]Audience AwardWinner
    Nadine Labaki2018Zurich Film Festival [ch]Gala PremierenNominated
    Nadine Labaki2018Festival de Cannes [fr]Prix du juryWinner
    Nadine Labaki2018TIFF Toronto Int. Film Festival [ca]Special PresentationsNominated
    Nadine Labaki2018Around the World in 14 Films [de]14 FilmeNominated
    Nadine Labaki2018Hamptons Int. Film Festival [us]Nominated
    Nadine Labaki2018San Sebastian Int. Film Festival [es]Sektion Perlak - PublikumspreisNominated
    Christopher Aoun2019Deutscher Kamerapreis [de]KinospielfilmWinner
    Nadine Labaki2019Academy Awards (Oscars) [us]Foreign Language FilmNominated
    Mooz Films [lb]2019Golden Globes [us]Best Motion Picture - Foreign LanguageNominated

    Festivals

    YearCountryFestivalComment
    2019GermanyFestival des Deutschen Films LudwigshafenReihe: Weltkino. Internationaler Film

    TV-broadcast

    TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
    RepeatFrancearteWednesday, 24/03/2021, 8.55 PM
    First showingGermanyarteWednesday, 24/03/2021, 8.15 PM
    RepeatFranceCiné+ [fr]Friday, 08/05/2020, 8.50 PMCiné+ Émotions
    RepeatBelgiumCiné+ [be]Thursday, 30/04/2020, 10.30 PMCiné+ Premier
    RepeatFranceCiné+ [fr]Wednesday, 15/04/2020, 6.45 PMCiné+ Émotions
    RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Sunday, 22/03/2020, 8.50 PMCanal+ Émotions
    RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Wednesday, 05/02/2020, 8.50 PMCanal+ Cinéma
    RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Saturday, 16/11/2019, 10.35 PMCanal+ Cinéma
    RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Saturday, 26/10/2019, 8.50 PMCanal+ Cinéma
    First showingFranceCanal+ [fr]Tuesday, 08/10/2019, 9.05 PM

    Cinema

    TypeCountryDateComment
    Theatre releaseHong KongWednesday, 03/07/2019
    Theatre releaseItalyThursday, 11/04/2019
    Theatre releaseSouth KoreaThursday, 24/01/2019
    Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 17/01/2019
    Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 17/10/2018