Samba Gala Samba is a beautifully crafted film that explores the illegal immigrant experience and its impact on human dignity through humour and heartbreak. Directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache re-unite with actor Omar Sy following their critically acclaimed comedy-drama Les Intouchables. Here, the story focuses on a Senegalese man named Samba Cissé (Sy) who has sought refuge in […]
TIFF didn't announce an opening night film alongside today's announcements of Galas and Special Presentations for their 2014 festival this September, but they announced plenty to get people excited for the event.
Enter to win a pair of passes to see The Intouchables in Winnipeg on Monday, June 18th at 7:00pm from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.
While pretty far from perfect, the inspirational “based on a true story” feel good French drama The Intouchables gets a lot of mileage out of a pair of great leading performances that can allow viewers to overlook some of the screenplay’s more maudlin touches.
Brandon Bastaldo and Andrew Parker talked to Olivier Nakache and Eric Tolenado, directors of the French smash hit The Intouchables about bringing the true life tale of two friends to the big screen, how to keep heavy topics light, and why they keep working together after several movies.