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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.

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

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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.
Subject: Rodriguez, Sixto.
Folk musicians > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Searching for Sugarman