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Benoît Lamy, Mweze Ngangura

La vie est belle (Life Is Rosy)

Edition 1987
80' - 1987 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: French
Director: Benoît Lamy, Mweze Ngangura Composer: Papa Wemba, Klody, Zaïko Langa Langa With: Papa Wemba, Bibi Krubwa, Landu Nzunzimbu Matshia
Kourou comes from a village to Kinshasa, Zaire's capital and the center of World Beat; music is in his heart and he has big dreams. Right away he gets a job as a domestic for Mamou, the loud wife of a club owner, and he falls in love with Kabibi, a virginal young woman who wants to be a secretary. Meanwhile, Nvouandou, the club owner, childless after twenty years of marriage, wants a second wife and determines to marry Kabibi. Mamou pretends to approve of the match, but behind her husband's back, she pushes Kabibi into the arms of Kourou. Can Kourou win Kabibi's hand and fulfill his dreams of being a singer; can Mamou recapture the affections of Nvouandou?

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Credits

Director

Benoît Lamy, Mweze Ngangura

Composer

Papa Wemba, Klody, Zaïko Langa Langa

With

Papa Wemba, Bibi Krubwa, Landu Nzunzimbu Matshia

Scenario

Benoît Lamy, Mweze Ngangura, Maryse León García

Director of Photography

Michel Baudour

Editor

Martine Giordano

Producer

Munga K. Kabasele

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

Belgium, France

Year

1987

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