LA VIE EST BELLE / LIFE IS ROSY
Directed by Mweze Ngangura and Benoit Lamy
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1987 , 85 min.
Sunday Retrospective Series
CFAF’s Top 10 African Films
Widely popular throughout Africa, this film features Congolese pop star Papa Wemba playing Dourou, a country musician who seeks fame and fortune in the capital city Kinshasa. This fun-loving comedy also reveals much about class divisions, male-female relationships, and the hopes and desires of the urban poor.
In French with English subtitles.
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