“Rafaël” is available on Amazon Prime Video in the USA!
The romantic drama RAFAËL, directed by Ben Sombogaart, is available on Amazon Prime Video in the USA. The main cast consists out of Melody Klaver, who won a Golden Calf last year, and Nabil Mallat.
About the film:
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, and even prison walls.
RAFAËL is a film by director Ben Sombogaart (IN MY FATHER’S GARDEN, TWIN SISTERS). The film concept, inspired by a true story, is initiated and developed by creative producer Jelle Nesna and written by Tijs van Marle (LUCIA, MISTER TWISTER). Christine Otten wrote the book: Rafaël: a love story, alongside the screenwriting process of the film, published by Atlas Contact. The film is produced by our Reinier Selen of Rinkel Film (ACCUSED, SÜSKIND, COOL KIDS DON’T CRY, BACKSLIDE), and international co-producers and Menuet (BE) Jaako Dobra Produkcija (HR), EO (NL). The international sales of the film will be organised by Intramovies.