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Searching for Sugar Man [videorecording] / a Red Box Films & Passion Pictures production in association with Canfield Pictures & the Documentary Company ; a film by Malik Bendjelloul ; produced by Simon Chinn, Malik Bendjelloul ; written, directed, and edited by Malik Bendjelloul.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Sony Pictures Classics ; [2013]

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1 current hold with 20 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Stoneham Media Lower Level DVD Rental/ S (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: commentary with Malik Bendjelloul and Rodriguez; making Sugar Man; an evening with Malik Bendjelloul and Rodriguez; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Camilla Skagerström ; original songs by Sixto Rodriguez.
Summary: In the early 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit folksinger who had a short-lived recording career. Unknown to him, his musical story continued in South Africa where he became a pop music icon. Long rumored there to be dead, two fans, record store owner Stephen Segerman and journalist Craig Bartholomew-Strydom, decided to seek out the truth of his fate.
Target Audience Note: Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some drug references.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.78) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: English dialogue; with optional French subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Bendjelloul, Malik, 1977- (Editor). Chinn, Simon. (Producer). Rodriguez, Sixto. (Performer). Segerman, Stephen. (Added Author). Bartholomew-Strydom, Craig. (Added Author). Red Box Films. (Added Author). Passion Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Canfield Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Documentary Company (London, England) (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

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Alternate Title: Searching for Sugarman

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