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 Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2011 
Viva Riva!

Film Review

Viva Riva!

Congolese gangster flick shot through with sex and violence

By Devin D. O’Leary

It’s not every day you see a film from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In fact, in all my years of sitting up, taking nourishment and watching a lot of movies, I’ve never stumbled across a Congolese film. Despite its seemingly exotic country of origin, however, Viva Riva! is hardly an unfamiliar product.

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