Samba is a 2014 French comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache. It is their second collaboration with actor Omar Sy following The Intouchables (2012).
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on 7 September 2014. It was released theatrically in France on 15 October 2014, before receiving a limited theatrical release in the United States on 24 July 2015.
Samba Cissé (Sy), a migrant from Senegal to France, works as a dish washer in a hotel. After a bureaucratic slip-up lands him in detention, he is ordered to leave France. With the help of a businesswoman (Charlotte Gainsbourg), he fights to stay in France.