The story of Papa Wemba

The story of Papa Wemba

The story of Papa Wemba is a movie starring Fally Ipupa, Youssou N'Dour, and Ella Shungu. Nicknamed the father of Congolese rumba, Papa Wemba, the heir to Elvis, Fela and Tabu Ley, became a legend despite himself. This vibrant...

Other Titles
L'histoire de Papa Wemba
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Elvis Adidiema
Writer
Elvis Adidiema
Actors
Youssou N'Dour, Fally Ipupa, Ella Shungu, Orphée Shungu
Country
France, Côte d'Ivoire, The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «The story of Papa Wemba» (22)

Harry S. avatar
Harry S.

Nicknamed the father of Congolese rumba, Papa Wemba, the heir to Elvis, Fela and Tabu Ley, became a legend despite himself. This vibrant documentary traces the history of an iconic, trailblazing and intergenerational artist.

Dylan Bell avatar
Dylan Bell

great evening entertainment.

Robert Wade avatar
Robert Wade

Great cast, acting and directing. Loved it, very entertaining.

Jonathan W. avatar
Jonathan W.

The movie has it all. Great actors, especially Orphée Shungu, a very, very, VERY great script and awesome story.

Brandon C. avatar
Brandon C.

excellent movie. must watch!

Johnny avatar
Johnny

Youssou N'Dour and Fally Ipupa were the perfect match for this film.

Larry avatar
Larry

Amazing story, Amazing acting by all, and Youssou N'Dour was indeed brilliant. A must see.

Gloria avatar
Gloria

This movie is a ride that needs to be experienced! Ella Shungu at his peak here. He leads the narrative with a forceful performance. Strongly Recommended!