A group of seven Congolese musicians, Benda Bilili ('beyond appearances'), led by polio sufferer Papa Ricky, set out to achieve their goal of becoming the best band in Kinshasa. Little do they know but much greater acclaim awaits them.
Wielding inspiration and uplift in equal measure, this musical odyssey is one of the cinematic journeys of the year. Don't miss it.
Reviewed by Philip Wilding
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