by Ben Sombogaart with Melody Klaver, Nabil Mallat, Mehdi Meskar. Netherlands-Belgium-Croazia 2018, 105’.
v.o. engl. and it. sub.
Production Rinkel Film, Evangelische Omroep, Menuet Producties, Nukleus Film
Distribution Paradiso Entertainment
Screenplay Tijs van Marie, Massimo Gaudioso
Music Hannes De Maeyer
Editing David Verdurme
Cinematography Jan Moeskops
Set Decoration Kristijan Bartola, Krunoslav Ramljak
Costume Design Zeljka Franulovic
The Arab Spring forces Tunisian Nazir, married to the pregnant Dutch 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.
02/05 at 6.30 pm Teatro Petruzzelli
03/05 at 10.15 Galleria 2