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Searching for Sugar Man
SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest '70s rock icon who never was. After being discovered in a Detroit bar, Rodriguez's sound struck 2 renowned producers and they signed a recording deal. But when the album bombed, the singer disappeared into obscurity. A bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and over the next two decades, he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero.
Documentary / Music/Musical
87 min
2012
PG-13
Sony Pictures
English
VUDU Community
4.5
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95%
Cast & Crew
 
Malik Bendjelloul
Malik Bendjelloul
Director
Steve Segerman
Steve Segerman
Stephen 'Sugar Man' Segerman
Sixto Rodriguez
Sixto Rodriguez
Actor
Simon Chinn
Simon Chinn
Producer
John Battsek
John Battsek
Executive Producer