Capernaum (2019)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama  |   Run Time - 126 min.  |   Countries - Lebanon   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Lebanese director/co-writer Nadine Labaki’s Jury Prize-winning drama revolves around Zain (Zain Al Rafeea), a 12-year-old boy who decides to sue his parents for bringing him into the world. Born into urban squalor and a hard life on the streets of Beirut, Zain is already serving a five-year sentence, for stabbing the man who bought his 11-year-old sister’s hand in marriage, and his case against his parents reveals grim details about a home life that is far more troublesome that originally thought.

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child, child-care, hardships, street-life