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FRANCE , Belgium , Senegal , Lebanon | 123 minutes | 2017

Moving portrait of a stubborn Congolese woman who, faced with setbacks, refuses to stay in the shadows. “On the count of ten, Félicité, you will be reborn!” A cabaret singer moves heaven and earth to raise the funds necessary to save her teenage son from amputation. Soothed by Congolese music and songs, this frantic quest by a determined mother won the Silver Bear at the latest Berlin Festival. A poignant drama about resilience propelled by a feeling of urgency as the essence of our lives keeps slipping through our fingers.

IN THE PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTOR

Ours d'Argent - Berlinale 2017

Programs

Friday October 6, 2017

Program #46
18:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Sunday October 8, 2017

Program #111
16:30
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Alain Gomis

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Alain Gomis
  • Interpreter Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu, Gaetan Claudia, Papi Mpaka

contact

  • Acéphale

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