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  1. Samba Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Shockya.com

    ... Festival - marks the second collaboration between Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano and Omar Sy, after 2012's 'The Intouchables.' The message we are left with is truly noble, but a little rhetorical and preachy: tolerance and respect must be shown to ...

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  2. Dominic Corry: Five contemporary French films you should seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Samba is co-directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache's follow-up to their massively popular sleeper hit The Intouchables , which broke box office records for French movies all around the world. The success of The Intouchables turned lead actor ...

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  3. Movie review: SambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    The new film by the writer-director duo behind the 2011 hit The Intouchables is not as formulaic and manipulative but it lacks the single-minded coherence that was so crucial to that film's success. It's an odd-couple comedy too, but the screenplay shoehorns in a third so it becomes an awkward buddy comedy that even resorts to re-enacting a famous Coca-Cola ad.

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  4. The makers of The Intouchables are back with SambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Stuff.co.nz

    Omar Sy plays an under-employed worker from Senegal trying to survive in Paris in new movie Samba from the makers of The Intouchables. When it comes to a breakout success story in 21st century French cinema, nothing beats what Eric Toledano achieved with his last film The Intouchables .

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  5. Samba let down by farceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    Following his breakout success in The Intouchables , audiences will doubtless flock to see the magnetic personality of Omar Sy back on the big screen in this latest French rom-com-dram. Once again playing the outsider to the bourgeoisie, Sy is the titular Samba, a Senegalese migrant living in Paris who has managed to keep his head down and his illegality secret for 10 years.

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  6. Samba interview: Eric Toledano's focus on bitter-sweet world of French immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... him in Samba , the new film from Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, best known for their runaway success The Intouchables . In Samba , Rahim proves, in a cast that includes the versatile Charlotte Gainsbourg and comedian Omar Sy - that he can be as ...

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  7. Movie Review: Entertaining and enjoyableRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Jerusalem Post

    ... actor has been a star since he appeared as the irreverent caregiver in Nakache and Toledano's previous film The Intouchables, for which he won the Cesar Award for Best Actor. Even when he's in a very contrived moment, he makes every line seem ...

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  8. The French Comedy Too Controversial for AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Forward

    ... Some of the fear may have to do with the fact that another recent French culture-clash comedy, 2011's "The Intouchables," weathered charges of racism from several American media outlets following its release. Now, in the aftermath of ethnically ...

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  9. The changing colors of French cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... festival to present their latest film, Samba. Omar Sy, who starred in Nakache and Toledano's previous film, The Intouchables, plays the title role of Samba, an immigrant from Senegal to France who takes any job he can get and who dreams of getting ...

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  10. Irrfan Khan joins Tom Hanks in InfernoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Indiaglitz.com

    ... Harry Sims, also known as The Provost. French actor Omar Sy, best known for his work in the French mega-hit The Intouchables, as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, the upcoming Jurassic World, and John Wells' upcoming untitled project, will play ...

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  11. 'Inferno': Felicity Jones, other global stars join Tom Hanks mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... novel will be its next Robert Langdon movie. ( Steven Zeitchik ) Omar Sy ("X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "The Intouchables"), Irrfan Khan ("Life of Pi"), Felicity Jones ("The Theory of Everything") and Sidse Babett Knudsen (Danish TV's "Borgen") ...

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  12. Irrfan Khan to star in 'Inferno' alongside Tom Hanks; shoot begins in AprilRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Indian Television

    ... opposite Hanks as Dr. Sienna Brooks. French actor Omar Sy, best known for his work in the French mega-hit The Intouchables, as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, the upcoming Jurassic World, and John Wells' upcoming untitled project, will play ...

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  13. Irrfan Khan and Omar Sy Join Tom Hanks in Ron Howard's INFERNORead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... his roles in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, LIFE OF PIE and SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. Among Sy's past film credits are THE INTOUCHABLES, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, GOOD PEOPLE, SAMBA and more. He will next appear with Khan in JURASSIC WORLD, as well as the ...

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  14. Ron Howard Fills Out INFERNO Cast with Omar Sy, Irrfan KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Collider

    ... from Howard's The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons , and Columbia Pictures announced today that Omar Sy ( The Intouchables ), Irrfan Khan ( Life of Pi ), and Sidse Babett Knudsen ( Borgen ) have signed on to co-star. In the Inferno movie, Khan will ...

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  15. 'Inferno' Cast Announced, Tom Hanks Joined by Omar Sy and Sidse Babett KnudsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | /film

    ... Harry Sims, also known as The Provost. French actor Omar Sy, best known for his work in the French mega-hit The Intouchables, as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, the upcoming Jurassic World, and John Wells' upcoming untitled project, will play ...

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  16. Robert Langdon Pic 'Inferno' Adds Omar Sy & More As Cast Goes GlobalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Deadline

    Sony and Columbia Pictures' Inferno , the latest in the lucrative movie franchise based on the Dan Brown books that started with The Da Vinci Code , has added a trio of international stars to its cast: Omar Sy , star of the French hit The Intouchables who has already crossed over via X-Men: Days of Future Past and upcoming Jurassic World ; Irrfan Khan , known in the U.S. for Slumdog Millionaire and Life Of Pi ; and Sidse Babett Knudsen , star of the Danish TV series Borgen . As we already told you, Tom Hanks returns as symbologist Robert Langdon and The Theory Of Everythin g Oscar nominee Felicity Jones will co-star as Dr. Sienna Brooks in Inferno , which Ron Howard is back to direct David Koepp's script.

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  17. Inferno Lands a Hot Cast; Worst Pun Headline EverRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | DreadCentrol.com

    ... Harry Sims, also known as The Provost. French actor Omar Sy, best known for his work in the French mega-hit The Intouchables, as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, the upcoming Jurassic World, and John Wells' upcoming untitled project, will play ...

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  18. Ludovico Einaudi Performs One New Zealand ConcertRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Scoop

    ... Famous for his astounding, award-winning film scores for Doctor Zhivago (2002), This is England (2006) and The Intouchables (2011), Einaudi started his musical life at Milan's Conservatorio before studying with influential avant-garde composer ...

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  19. World's Cartoonists, Satirists Unite in Condemning Paris AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... including Michel Hazanvicius ( The Artist ), Claude Lelouch ( Les Miserables ) and Olivier Nakache ( The Intouchables ) were among the signatories to a statement issued by the French authors, directors and producers guild expressing "full ...

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  20. Samba: 'chemistry between an immigrant and his caseworker'Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Japan Times

    In "Samba" the French writer-director duo of Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano try to rekindle the magic and phenomenal box-office success of their 2011 film "The Intouchables," with the same leading man burdened by the same kind of problems against the same backdrop of a Paris unkind to African immigrants. "Samba" is essentially what the Japanese refer to as the "second loach under the willow tree," meaning if someone was lucky enough to catch the first loach swimming under the willow tree, then he's likely to wait for the second loach to show up, instead of trying something else.

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