Félicité

By

Alain Gomis

With: Véro Tshanda Beya, Papi Mpaka, Gaetan Claudia

Félicité is a proud, free-willed woman working as a singer in a bar in Kinshasa. Her life is thrown into turmoil when her 14 year-old son falls victim to an accident. To save him, she sets out on a breakneck race through the streets of electric Kinshasa – a world of music and dreams where she’ll cross paths with Tabu…

Festivals & Awards

Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize – Berlinale 2017

Golden Stallion – FESPACO 2017

New York Film Festival 2017

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A loose, vibrant fourth feature film from Franco-Senegalese director Alain Gomis, Félicité likewise builds to a fever of energy and activity.

Guy Lodge, VARIETY

Loosely scripted, intensely performed and loaded with energy.

Jordan Mintzer, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

A quietly resonant slice of new African Cinema.

Lee Marshall, SCREENDAILY

Mr Gomis’s cinematic style is spectacularly multifaceted

Glenn Kenny, THE NEW YORK TIMES

Original title: Félicité

Production: Andolfi, Granit Films

Nationality: France, Senegal, Belgium, Germany, Lebanon

Year of production: 2017

Running time: 123'

Language: lingala

Ratio: 1.66

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