Searching for Sugar Man

Published 2013
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In the early 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit singer 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.

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Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2013.
1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Title from container.
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.
Director of photography, Camilla Skagerström ; original songs by Sixto Rodriguez.
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
English dialogue with optional French subtitles ; subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Winner:2012 Sundance Audience Award (World Cinema Documentary Competition)& Winner of 2012 Sundance Special Jury Prize (World Cinema Documentary Competition)
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