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)

Kelly C. avatar
Kelly C.

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.

Linda avatar
Linda

Great performances and ever better plot. I highly recommend this movie to all ages.

Randy S. avatar
Randy S.

Yes...GOD YES! All of the actors were phenomenal, and the writing and pacing was perfect.

Albert Powell avatar
Albert Powell

Ella Shungu proved that he is the best actor of all time with his great performance in this masterpiece, coz every second of this movie is amazing.

Karen avatar
Karen

Light entertainment with a great cast. If you like the actors, and enjoy something light hearted, think you will enjoy this film.

Judy avatar
Judy

This movie fires on all cylinders! It was CRAZY! Youssou N'Dour played his role with enthusiasm but Ella Shungu is...well.. Ella Shungu! It's definitely a Friday night flick

Marilyn R. avatar
Marilyn R.

The most amazing, satisfying big Documentary film! In addition to being a visual triumph, the story blossoms in jawdropping ways.

Billy avatar
Billy

Great movie, well written by wonderful Elvis Adidiema, and great acting.