Nadine Labaki's movie earned a massive 15-minute standing ovation at Cannes Film Festival! - The961

Nadine Labaki's movie earned a massive 15-minute standing ovation at Cannes Film Festival!

Nadine Labaki never fails to make us proud! Yesterday, her latest movie 

Capharnaüm 

premiered at the 71st edition of Cannes Film Festival. The movie iscompeting for the Palme d’Or which is the highest prize awarded at the festival. The movie follows 12-year-old Zain who lives in a slum in Lebanon. He is suing his parents for giving him life when they knew they couldn't cover his basic necessities such as food, safety, and even a state I.D. card. The screening was followed by a massive 15-minute standing ovation! Many movie critics are expecting 

Capharnaüm

to earn the Palme d'or!

If the movie wins the Palme D'or, Nadine Labaki will become the second female director to win the prize following Jane Campion for “The Piano,” according to

sources

. We are so proud of Nadine Labaki! Good luck!

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