Felicity, a 40 years old upright and proud woman, sings in a resident band of a bar in Kinshasa, DRC. She raises her 16-years-old son Samo on her own. When he has a motorcycle accident and risks losing his leg, Felicity embarks on a desperate quest across the city, into her past, her dreams.
The film is a tale of music, a love story, a coming back to life.
Alain Gomis is a French director of Bissau Guinean and Senegalese origins.
He directed Andalucia in 2002 which was selected at the Venice Days and l’Afrance in 2008 which was awarded by a Silver Leopard in Locarno.
In 2013, his third feature film, Tey, was selected in competition at the 62th Berlin Film Festival and won the Golden Stallion at Fespaco, a first for a Senegalese film. The film has been chosen as the Senegalese entry to the Oscars.