Searching for Sugar Man

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"Great Art Always Survives"
  • PG-13
  • 2012
  • 8.2  (65,875)
  • 79

The United States isn't the only country producing top gross movies this year. The United Kingdom and Sweden are keeping up with the competition. Searching for Sugar Man is a very interesting documentary and biography. This movie is directed and produced by Malik Bendjelloul. Searching for Sugar Man stars many people as themselves including Steve Segerman, Craig Bartholomew, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore and many more. The movie refers back to the 1970's when rock and roll was legendary. Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman and Craig Bartholomew are searching for answers in the death of a musician named Rodriquez. They have heard many stories and rumors and want to find out the truth. So they set off to find it. Rodriquez was very popular in South Africa but not many people knew exactly who he was. Once Rodriquez's album ended up not hitting the charts, he returned to hiding. Many people were saying that he even committed suicide on stage. One of his recordings was later heard and found its way to South Africa where it became likable. The two men set out to learn the truth behind the death of Rodriquez and find out who the man behind the recording really was. The documentary is rated PG-13 for strong language and a few drug references. Viewers should know that curse words aren't used throughout the film and neither are drug references. Searching for Sugar Man was released in the UK in July of 2012. The film is even highly rated among critics. Viewers will find the film to be engaging and interesting. The documentary has a sense of mystery behind it. Viewers will be patiently waiting to find out what the men conclude. If the audience is into music then this is a must see film to watch. People who know who Rodriquez is or who haven't heard of him will find this film inspiring and unique.

Searching for Sugar Man
Searching For Sugar Man: Scratched Record
Searching For Sugar Man: Scratched Record

Clip - 40 sec

Searching For Sugar Man: About Rodriguez
Searching For Sugar Man: About Rodriguez

Clip - 1 min 33 sec

Searching For Sugar Man: Soundtrack To Our Lives
Searching For Sugar Man: Soundtrack To Our Lives

Clip - 47 sec

Searching For Sugar Man
Searching For Sugar Man

Trailer - 1 min 59 sec

Searching For Sugar Man: Set Us Free
Searching For Sugar Man: Set Us Free

Clip - 37 sec

Description
The United States isn't the only country producing top gross movies this year. The United Kingdom and Sweden are keeping up with the competition. Searching for Sugar Man is a very interesting documentary and biography. This movie is directed and produced by Malik Bendjelloul. Searching for Sugar Man stars many people as themselves including Steve Segerman, Craig Bartholomew, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore and many more. The movie refers back to the 1970's when rock and roll was legendary. Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman and Craig Bartholomew are searching for answers in the death of a musician named Rodriquez. They have heard many stories and rumors and want to find out the truth. So they set off to find it.

Rodriquez was very popular in South Africa but not many people knew exactly who he was. Once Rodriquez's album ended up not hitting the charts, he returned to hiding. Many people were saying that he even committed suicide on stage. One of his recordings was later heard and found its way to South Africa where it became likable. The two men set out to learn the truth behind the death of Rodriquez and find out who the man behind the recording really was.

The documentary is rated PG-13 for strong language and a few drug references. Viewers should know that curse words aren't used throughout the film and neither are drug references. Searching for Sugar Man was released in the UK in July of 2012. The film is even highly rated among critics.

Viewers will find the film to be engaging and interesting. The documentary has a sense of mystery behind it. Viewers will be patiently waiting to find out what the men conclude. If the audience is into music then this is a must see film to watch. People who know who Rodriquez is or who haven't heard of him will find this film inspiring and unique.

Searching for Sugar Man is a 2012 music movie. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.2 and a MetaScore of 79.

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  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (65,875)
  • Metascore
    79