Nadine Labaki’s ‘Capharnaüm’ Restlessly Moves Like An Uber-Realist ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ [Cannes Review]



After it screened, Nadine Labaki's "Capharnaum" was the frontrunner to win the Palme D'Or due to its rather pushy sentimentalism and the fact that it was directed by a woman. Well, regardless, it lost to "Shoplifters," but was given the third place prize. I liked a lot of what I saw in this film, especially young Zain Alfreea, whose scenes here are remarkable for an 11 year old actor. My review.