How is it possible that a musician named Rodriguez could bomb with two albums in the U.S., disappear into obscurity for years and then be unknowingly resurrected as a successful, inspirational hero in totally different country? Searching for Sugar Man tells the uplifting, almost unbelievable true mystery of Rodriguez, a story more extraordinary than any of the existing myths about him. From the producer of the Oscar-winning Man on Wire, Searching for Sugar Man is that rare film which connects with audiences and critics alike on an extraordinarily emotional level. Winner two awards at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, including the Audience Award, director Malik Bendjelloul's documentary is a film about hope, inspiration and the resonating power of music. Academy Award winner for Best Documentary Feature. Official Web Site

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Director Malik Bendjelloul on the big mysteries in Rodriguez's career

Director:

Malik Bendjelloul

Cast:

Ilse Assmann, Clarence Avant, Craig Bartholomew-Strydom, Dennis Coffey, Dan DiMaggio, Rick Emmerson, Jerone Ferretti, Steve M. Harris, Rian Malan, Willem Möller, Robbie Mann, Stephen "Sugar" Segerman, Mike Theodore, Steve Rowland, Eva Rodriguez, Sixto Rodriguez, Regan Rodriguez, Sandra Rodriguez-Kennedy

MPAA Rating:

PG-13

Run Time:

1hr 25mins

Release Year:

2012

Country Of Origin:

UK/Sweden