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Author: Malik BendjelloulSimon ChinnJohn BattsekStephen SegermanDennis CoffeyAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Sony Pictures Classics ; Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Documentary films
Biography
Named Person: Sixto Rodriguez
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Malik Bendjelloul; Simon Chinn; John Battsek; Stephen Segerman; Dennis Coffey; Mike Theodore; Steve Rowland; Craig Bartholomew-Strydom; Clarence Avant; Sixto Rodriguez; Rian Malan; Camilla Skagerström; Red Box Films.; Passion Pictures (Firm); Canfield Pictures (Firm); Documentary Company (London, England); Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 821079318
Language Note: Closed-captioned; English dialogue; with optional French and English subtitles; subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Commentary with director Malik Bendjelloul and musician Rodriguez; Making Sugar Man; An evening with Malik Bendjelloul and Rodriguez; Theatrical trailer; Previews.
Credits: Director of photography, Camilla Skagerström ; original songs by Rodriguez.
Performer(s): Featuring: Stephen "Sugar" Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore, Dan DiMaggio, Jerome Ferretti, Steve Rowland, Willem Möller, Craig Bartholomew-Strydom, Ilse Assmann, Steve M. Harris, Robbie Mann, Clarence Avant, Eva Rodriguez, Sixto Rodriguez, Regan Rodriguez, Sandra Rodriguez-Kennedy, Rick Emmerson, Rian Malan.
Awards: WINNER: Best feature documentary, Academy Awards 2013 -- WINNER: Special Jury Prize, World Cinema-Documentary Sundance Film Festival -- WINNER: Audience Award, World Cinema-Documentary Sundance Film Festival -- WINNER: Audience Award Best Documentary, LA Film Fest -- NOMINATED: Grand Jury Prize, World Cinema-Documentary Sundance Film Festival -- OFFICIAL SELECTION: Tribeca Film Festival
Target Audience: Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some drug references.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.78) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Searching for Sugar Man (Motion picture)
Searching for Sugarman
Responsibility: 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 ; executive producer, John Battsek ; written, directed and edited by Malik Bendjelloul.

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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.

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