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Searching For Sugar Man
Sugar Man
© Red Box Films / Passion Pictures
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AUTEUR(S)-RÉALISATEUR(S)

Malik Bendjelloul

IMAGE

Camilla Skagerstrom

MONTAGE

Malik Bendjelloul

MUSIQUE ORIGINALE

Sixto Díaz Rodríguez

PRODUCTION / DIFFUSION

Red Box Films, Passion Pictures, Hysteria Film AB, Canfield Pictures

ORGANISME(S) DÉTENTEUR(S) ou DÉPOSITAIRE(S)

ARP Sélection, Universciné

ISAN : non renseigné - en savoir plus
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Au début des années 70, Sixto Rodriguez enregistre deux albums sur un label de Motown. C'est un échec, à tel point qu’on raconte qu’il se serait suicidé sur scène. Plus personne n’entendit parler de Rodriguez. Sauf en Afrique du Sud où, sans qu’il le sache, son disque devint un symbole de la lutte contre l’Apartheid. Des années plus tard, deux fans du Cap partent à la recherche de “Sugar Man”. Ce qu’ils découvrent est une histoire faite de surprises, d’émotions et d’inspiration.

A musician is discovered In a Detroit bar in the late 60s by two celebrated producers struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics. They record an album which they believe is going to secure his reputation as the greatest recording artist of his generation. In fact, the album bombs and the singer disappears into obscurity amid rumors of a gruesome on-stage suicide. But a bootleg recording finds its way into apartheid South Africa and, over the next two decades, it becomes a phenomenon. Two South African fans then set out to find out what really happened to their hero. Their investigation leads them to a story more extraordinary than any of the existing myths about the artist known as Sixto Rodriguez. This is a film about hope, inspiration and the power of music.

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  • Le 26 Décembre 2012
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