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RAFAËL (Netherlands, Belgium, Croatia)
February 8 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
The Arab Spring forces Tunisian Nazir, married to the pregnant Dutch hairdresser Kimmy, to escape to Europe, but he ends up in Lampedusa, imprisoned as an illegal refugee. RAFAËL is a romantic drama about two lovers giving everything they have, just to try to be reunited for the birth of their son Rafaël. It is a suspenseful story about borders, dreams, perseverance and love-transcending bureaucracy, borders and even prison walls.
Running Time: 106 minutes
Genre: Drama / Romance / True Story
Countries: NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, CROATIA
Shooting Language: DUTCH, ENGLISH, ARABIC
Writers: TIJS VAN MARLE, MASSIMO GAUDIOSO
Cast: MELODY KLAVER, NABIL MALLAT, MEHDI MESKAR, MEDINA SCHUURMAN
Cinematography: JAN MOESKOPS
Original Music: HANNES DE MAEYER