MELODY KLAVER, Nabil MALLAT
Based on a true story. The Arab Spring forces Tunisian Nizar, married to the pregnant Dutch hairdresser Cindy 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. It is a suspenseful story about borders, dreams, perseverance and love - transcending bureaucracy, borders and even prison walls.