A pre-teenage boy wants to tell a fellow classmate how he feels about her in 1982 but this is just one aspect of the film. Writer-director Oualid Mouaness grounds this film by way of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon. It’s the last day of school but for one 11-year-old, Wissam (Mohammad Dali), he just has one goal before the school year comes to end. This particular goal is to inform fellow classmate Joanna (Gia Madi)…"Toronto 2019: 1982"
It doesn’t matter that Capernaum (Chaos) is a subtitled film because this film will have you in tears by the time that the credits finish rolling. The film starts off with Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) suing his parents, Souad (Kawthar Al Haddad) and Selim (Fadi Kamel Youssef). Zain does this even as he’s been serving a five-year prison sentence for stabbing someone. It takes some backstory to eventually reach the point but we eventually learn that he…"Capernaum (Chaos) is Gut Wrenching"