2012 | Documentary – Biography – Music | 86′ | English; Turkish subtitled
Winning 40 awards, including the Oscar for Best Documentary, Searching For Sugar Man promises pleasant moments with its surprise story. Rodrigez, discovered in a bar in Detroit in the late 60s. Believing that he will be one of the greatest artists of his generation, his producers recorded an album for him. The album sounds a lot, but no one really knows what happened to Rodriguez, who disappeared on stage with rumors of suicide. Director Malik Bendjelloul searches for Rodriguez, who became a symbol of freedom in South Africa in his first film, mysteriously and poetically like him. This unique movie tells a hopeful reunion story with old-time music.
Director: Malik Bendjelloul
Cast: Rodriguez, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman, Dennis Coffey