• ‘Capharnaum' Film Review: Nadine Labaki's Searing Drama Brings Tears, Ovations

    5 days ago - By The Wrap

    Nadine Labaki's “Capharnaüm” had been generating whispers and speculation since before this year's Cannes Film Festival even began, but in recent days that buzz built towards fever pitch. There was talk of bidding wars and rapturous market screenings, of all kinds of gold-plated awards in the film's near and distant future.
    Sufficient to say, journalists and festivalgoers entered the Thursday night premiere with one weighty set of expectations.
    And now that the dust has cleared, now that the gala audience has finally stopped whooping and applauding after their 15-minute standing ovation...
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