- France / Belgium / Senegal / Germany / Lebanon
- 2h 9min
- Directed by: Alain Gomis
- Cast: Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu, Papi Mpaka, Gaetan Claudia
- UK release: 10 November 2017
Bar singer Félicité (Mputu) carves out a meagre but independent existence in Kinshasa when her son has a serious motorbike accident. A thin and rather conventional story is anchored by an astonishing central performance from newcomer Mputu, becoming an intense character study of a fascinating woman.
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Félicité6 Nov 2017
Newcomer Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu astonishes in this thin yet intense drama
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, bar singer Félicité (Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu) is carving out a meagre, yet defiantly independent existence. We first meet her, in the tiny shack she calls home, as she bemoans having to fork out for yet another…
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