Film Reviews


Depicting the poverty of 12-year-old Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) in the Beirut slums, Capernaum’s most noticeable feature is how Zain’s environment suffers from an overflow of things. The general chaos (from which Capernaum takes its meaning) is captured by director Nadine Labaki’s intimate and shaky camera, from floors which are littered with waste, to streets packed […]