Review: ‘Capernaum’ is impassioned but slightly misguided - News Summed Up

Review: ‘Capernaum’ is impassioned but slightly misguided


Her most recent film, “Where Do We Go Now?,” was a lively amalgam of satire, musical and mordant folk tale. As the movie opens, a boy named Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) is being led before a judge. Labaki, who reportedly shaped “Capernaum” to echo real-life events in the lives of her nonprofessional cast, isn’t interested in reassurance or easy resolutions. But when Labaki turns her attention to the trial, her ideas become garbled and unclear. Labaki chose the title “Capernaum” because the word was often used to mean “chaos” in French literature.


Source: Ethiopian News January 11, 2019 14:15 UTC



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