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CAPERNAUM (2018)

CAPERNAUM <span>(2018)</span> artwork

CAPERNAUM (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 126

Release dates 01/02/2019

BBFCInsight strong language, references to child abuse, drug misuse

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Nadine Labaki

Cast includes Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Kawsar Al Haddad, Fadi Kamel Yousef, Haita 'Cedra' Izzam

Summary CAPERNAUM is an Arabic language drama, set in Lebanon, in which a boy sues his parents for neglect.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 22/01/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CAPERNAUM is an Arabic language, drama set in Lebanon, in which a boy sues his parents for neglect.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker', 'cocks**ker'). There are also uses of 'dickhead', 'bitch', 'piss', 'son of a bitch', 'slut', 'asshole', 'bastard', 'shit', 'crap', 'damn', 'hell' and 'God'.

Theme

Examples of child abuse and neglect include scenes in which poverty stricken families get their children to sell things on the streets despite their vulnerability. A mother and father hit their son, though the scenes of violence do not dwell on detail. Their are verbal references to an 11 year old girl being forced to marry,

Drugs

A family produce and sell Tramadol shots, and various scenes show people consuming the drug.

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Details

Title
CAPERNAUM
Also known as
CAPHARNAÜM
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Picturehouse Entertainment
Classified date(s)
21/01/2019
Main language
Lebanese
BBFC reference
AZF370138

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