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Film Review - Searching for Sugar Man

Director: Malik Bendjelloul
Film Release Year: 2012
Running Time: 86 min
Rating: PG-13

Direction 7:

Documentary 8:

Overall 7.5: Rodriguez is a folk singer from the 70's, kinda Bob Dylanish, never made it big time in the US, but in South Africa he became massive, bigger than the Rolling Stones. Everyone over there assumed he was dead, until a South African journalist tracked him down working manual labor jobs in Detroit. Brings him to South Africa for some massive concerts, and a little superstardom. After, heads back to the States to continue living simple life.

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