Félicité (Congo, Senegal: 2017)

Director

Alain Gomis

Cast list

Félicité - Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu

Samo - Gaetan Claudia

Tabu - Papi Mpaka

Hortense - Nadine Ndebo

 

Credits

Executive Producer Roger Kangudia

Produced by Vanessa Ciszewski, Arnaud Dommerc, Alain Gomis, Anne-Laure Guégan, Oumar Sall, Georges Schoucair, and Géraldine Sprimont

Screenplay by Alain Gomis, Olivier Loustau, and Delphine Zingg

Cinematography by Celine Bozon

Film Editing by Alain Gomis and Fabrice Rouaud

Production Design by Oumar Sall

Synopsis

Felicite, a nightclub singer and working mother, must gather a large sum of money, by any means necessary, to pay for an operation on her son’s leg.

Reviews

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/26/movies/review-felicite-alain-gomis.html?referrer=google_kp

https://www.avclub.com/festival-fave-felicite-boldly-subverts-screenwriting-ba-1819808629

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/nov/12/felicite-review-musical-magnetic-kinshasa-life-alain-gomis

https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/felicite-2017

 

 

https://muse.jhu.edu/article/681987