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Oct. 11, 2018105 Min.
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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 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.

Original title Rafaël



Nawfel Bardad-Daidj isTunisian officer at the airport
Tunisian officer at the airport
Tine Joustra isCivil servant at Dutch embassy
Civil servant at Dutch embassy
Medina Schuurman isAnnet - Kimmy's Mother
Annet - Kimmy's Mother
Claude Musungayi isYoussouf - man on boat
Youssouf - man on boat
Sandro Di Stefano isCivil servant Bianchi on Lampedusa
Civil servant Bianchi on Lampedusa
Iwan Walhain isForeign affairs official in the Hague
Foreign affairs official in the Hague
Sandra Mattie isDutch TV show host
Dutch TV show host

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