Capernaum | 2018

Directed by: Nadine Labaki

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Main Plot

While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.

Characters

  • Zain Al Rafeea plays the character Zain, a young boy who sues his parents for giving him life in Capernaum. Zain Al Rafeea
  • Zain, played by Yordanos Shiferaw, is the main character in Capernaum, a young boy who sues his parents for giving him life. Yordanos Shiferaw
  • Boluwatife Treasure Bankole's character is Zain, a young boy who sues his parents for giving him life in Capernaum. Boluwatife Treasure Bankole

Ending Explained

In the ending of Capernaum, Zain is in court for stabbing a man. He pleads guilty but demands to sue his parents for giving birth to him in such a harsh environment. The court case highlights the systemic issues and neglect faced by children like Zain. Eventually, the judge rules in favor of Zain, acknowledging his right to sue his parents. The film ends with Zain leaving the courthouse, symbolizing his newfound freedom and hope for a better future.

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Nadine Labaki Zain Al Rafeea Yordanos Shiferaw Boluwatife Treasure Bankole