gangster film


V.20 No.26 | 6/30/2011
“Bad guys don’t always wear black, lady.”

Film Review

Viva Riva!

Congolese gangster flick shot through with sex and violence

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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