By Israel CARDEAS, Laura Amelia GUZMÁN

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Drama - Completed 2017

SAMBÁ is a sports drama about redemption, through the metaphor of life and boxing.

& Awards

Ventana Sur 2017
Latam Screenings
Tribeca FF 2017
Official Competion
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Israel CARDEAS, Laura Amelia GUZMÁN
    • Writer(s)
    • Ettore D'ALESSANDRO
    • Producer(s)
    • Carolina ENCARNACIÓN (Ecah Film), Ettore D'ALESSANDRO (Ecah Film)
    • Synopsis
    • Cisco returns home to the Dominican Republic after doing time in a United States prison. His alcoholic mother is in delicate health conditions, and the only way for him to get some money is to fight on the streets. Nichi, a former Italian boxing promise, lives in exile near the neighborhood, he sees in Cisco a diamond in the rough to be polished to get out of the debt caused by his gambling addiction. Nichi decides to train Cisco, during the process, little by little; he discovers there is atonement for both of them in the game. They have to make it to the final match and make the dream inside the ring come true.