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During the Arab Spring, the Tunisian Nazir and his pregnant Dutch wife Kimmy are forced to flee. The Netherlands refuses access to Nazir, so Kimmy has no choice but to depart for the Netherlands on her own. Nazir, who is adamant about witnessing his child’s birth, ventures the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea on one of the many rickety boats. As soon as he gets ashore at Lampedusa, he is incarcerated as an illegal refugee. Heavily pregnant, Kimmy leaves for Italy, determined to get Nazir out. A suspenseful story about borders and bureaucracy, dreams, will power and love that cannot be curbed.