On The Rumba River

  • 2007
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Documentary

Former yachtsman Jacques Sarasin's documentary about 72-year-old Congolese singer-songwriter Antoine "Papa Wendo" Kolosoy is structured around Wendo's efforts to get his old associates back together and play some music. The film's laid back approach is often charming, but deprives the elderly musicians' harrowing personal stories of context: A quick overview...read more

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02:26 — Traveling up and down the majestic Congo river on a rickety boat, the young orphan Antoine 'Wendo' Kolosoy composed his first songs on a beat up old g (more…)

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  • Released: 2007
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Former yachtsman Jacques Sarasin's documentary about 72-year-old Congolese singer-songwriter Antoine "Papa Wendo" Kolosoy is structured around Wendo's efforts to get his old associates back together and play some music. The film's laid back approach is oft… (more)

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