Samba (2014)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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Senegalese Samba has worked 10 years in France. He's arrested and befriends the woman helping him with legal matters as volunteer after a burnout at work. He's released after being told to leave France. Chemistry?


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16 September 2015 | kosmasp
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| Hot topic
And I'm not talking hot as in physically (though some may argue Omar is hot, which I reckon is not completely wrong), but as in right now, news worthy topic hot. Immigrants are one of the main "issues" in quite a few countries at the moment and it's almost comical to what degree some are arguing on this.

This movie on the other hand is intentionally funny and it has good actors to back that story up. Even if you don't buy everything the characters are doing, you can easily empathize with them, if you're willing and open enough, to let those emotions in. The movie has a message in all the entertainment, which can be taken or read or completely ignored. That's up to the viewer. It is a very well made movie though and you can watch it, even without the current events being an obstacle to that form of "entertainment"

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Release Date:

15 October 2014

Language

French, English, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Arabic


Country of Origin

France

Filming Locations

Paris, France

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,588 26 July 2015

Gross USA:

$151,530

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,178,695

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