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Searching for Sugar Man

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Directed by Malik Bendjelloul
Sweden, United Kingdom, 2012
Documentary

Synopsis

A poor man in Detroit lives out his whole life believing he failed in his brief musical career in the 1970s. 25 years later, he finds out that he has been one of the most famous singer-songwriters ever in South Africa, after two fans set out to find what really had happened to their hero.

Synopsis

A poor man in Detroit lives out his whole life believing he failed in his brief musical career in the 1970s. 25 years later, he finds out that he has been one of the most famous singer-songwriters ever in South Africa, after two fans set out to find what really had happened to their hero.

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Searching for Sugar ManDirected byMalik Bendjelloul

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2013 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features
Sundance Film Festival
2012 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize (World Cinema Documentary Competition)
Village Voice Film Poll
2012 | Nominee: Best Documentary Feature Film

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