La Vie est Belle (1987 film)

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La Vie est belle
Directed by Mweze Ngangura and Benoît Lamy
Produced by Lamy Films Stephan Films Sol’Œil Films
Screenplay by Mweze Ngangura Maryse Léon Benoît Lamy
Starring Papa Wemba Bibi Krubwa Landu Nzunzimbu Matshia Kanku Kasongo Lokinda Mengi Feza Alfa
Music by Papa Wemba Klody Zaïko Langa Langa Tshala Muana
Cinematography Michel Badour
Edited by Martine Giordano
Release dates
  • 1987 (1987)
Running time 83 minutes
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo

La Vie est belle is a 1987 film directed by Mweze Ngangura and Benoît Lamy.


Kourou goes from his village to Kinshasa, his heart full of dreams of music and success. The capital city of Zaire is then the center of “World Music”. Once there, he falls in love with Kabibi, a virginal young woman who wants to be a secretary. Unfortunately Nvouandou, a club owner searching for a second wife, also wants to marry her. Will Nyouandou’s first wife turn out to be the best ally for young Kourou?


  • Gantes 1987