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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
4.6
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95%
Cast & Crew
 
Malik Bendjelloul
Malik Bendjelloul
Director
Sixto Rodriguez
Sixto Rodriguez
Ilse Assmann
Ilse Assmann
Clarence Avant
Clarence Avant
Craig Bartholomew-Strydom
Craig Bartholomew-Strydom
Dennis Coffey
Dennis Coffey
Dan DiMaggio
Dan DiMaggio
Rick Emmerson
Rick Emmerson
Stephen Segerman
Stephen Segerman
Jerone Ferretti
Jerone Ferretti
Steve M. Harris
Steve M. Harris
Simon Chinn
Simon Chinn
Producer
John Battsek
John Battsek
Executive Producer
Sheryl Crown
Sheryl Crown
Executive Producer
Maggie Montieth
Maggie Montieth
Executive Producer