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Capernaum (also know as Capharnaüm) full movie is released on Sep 20, 2018. Watch Capernaum online - the Arabic Drama movie from Lebanon , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $64,417,003. Capernaum is directed by Nadine Labaki and created by Nadine Labaki with Zain Al Rafeea and Yordanos Shiferaw. Capernaum is available online on Starz Roku Premium Channel and Starz.

Capernaüm ("Chaos") tells the story of Zain (Zain al-Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the "crime" of giving him life. The film follows Zain as he journeys from gutsy, streetwise child to hardened 12-year-old "adult" fleeing his negligent parents, surviving through his wits on the streets, where he meets Ethiopian migrant worker Rahil, who provides him with shelter and food, as Zain takes care of her baby son Yonas in return. Zain later gets jailed for committing a violent crime, and finally seeks justice in a courtroom.

As know as:

Capharnaüm, Capernaum: Stadt der Hoffnung, Kafarnaumas, 何以为家, Cafarnaúm: La ciudad olvidada

Release Date:

Dec 14, 2018

Release Date (Streaming):

Mar 26, 2019


Lebanon, France, Cyprus, Qatar, United Kingdom


Arabic, Amharic

Stream Service:

Sony Pictures Classics

Production Companies:

Mooz Films, Cedrus Invest Bank, Sunnyland Film

Official Site:

Official Facebook

Gross worldwide:



"Why are you suing your parents?" "For giving me life.", It takes courage to hope. (UK release poster)


Nell Minow
AWFJ Women on Film
Nadine Labiki has created a real-life Dickensian drama with performances of breathtaking naturalism.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 26, 2021
Claudia Puig
FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
It's a very harrowing portrait... Zain Al Rafeea is amazing.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 12, 2019
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
It's essential viewing for the ways in which it illuminates brutally hard lives many of us could otherwise not imagine, and for the craft of its nonprofessional performers.
by rottentomatoes, Mar 02, 2019

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