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Félicité (2017)

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Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu ... Félicité
Gaetan Claudia ... Samo
Papi Mpaka ... Tabu
Nadine Ndebo ... Hortense
Elbas Manuana ... Luisant
Diplome Amekindra ... Diplome
Célestin Mokono ... Main Gauche
François Kasonga ... Professeur
Prince Mbasi ... Léger
Ferdinand Minga ... Renard
Aziza Kengumbe ... Serveuse
José Lusala ... Cuisinière Nganda
Plaisir Mumbula ... Fille notable
Nathan Mulumba ... Bandit
Claudine Lumbu ... Infirmière
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Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.

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a musical odyssey

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Felisite  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,713, 29 October 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,433, 25 January 2018
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It was first screened at the National Film Institute, Jos for the first time in Nigeria. See more »

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DR of the Congo
19 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

Set in Kinshasa, DR of the Congo, where a woman sings in a bar to support herself and her son. What is noteworthy is what seems to be the authentic poverty of the area and how people cope with it. Also noteworthy is the anger from having to fight for the basics of life that hopeless poverty engenders. Also noteworthy was how sexually manipulated females (to various degrees not uncommon throughout the world) continually are as they struggle to exist.


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