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Capernaum = پهرنèم

Capernaum = Capharnaüm

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  • Capernaüm 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.


  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
  • Wide screen (2.39:1).
  • Special features: The making of Capernaum ; Theatrical trailer.
  • DVD-R, NTSC, region 1; wide screen (2.39:1); Dolby digital 5.1.
  • Arabic dialogue; French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; English described video.
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