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Following the record-breaking success of THE INTOUCHABLES, the directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano once again collaborate with actor Omar Sy in the comedy drama, SAMBA. After migrating to France from Senegal, Samba (Sy) has been working at several lowly jobs. Alice (Charlotte Gainsbourg) is an immigration officer, who is experiencing a burnout. While Samba is determined to sort out his working papers, Alice tries to get her life back on track. As they both struggle to break free from their dull lives, a strange twist of fate, brings them together.

2014 / French dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 118 mins
Genre: Drama and Romance
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult References, Adult Themes, Brief Sex, Strong Language and Violence
Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
Producer: Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun, Nicolas Duval Adassovsky
Scriptwriter: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
DOP: Stéphane Fontaine
Editor: Dorian Rigal-Ansous
Composer: Ludovico Einaudi
Cast: Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim, Izia Higelin, Issaka Sawadogo, Hélène Vincent
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