Searching for Sugar Man (2012) This film is promoted by the international department of the Swedish Film Institute

Swedish title:Searching for Sugar ManMore
Director:Malik Bendjelloul
Producer:Malik Bendjelloul, Simon Chinn
Screenplay:Malik Bendjelloul
Cinematography:Camilla Skagerström
Cast: -, Malik Bendjelloul, Sixto RodriguezMore
Awards:The Guldbagge Award, Academy Award of Merit, Festival AwardMore
Form:Feature
Length:83 minutes More
Country:Sverige, Storbritannien
Production company:Red Box Films Ltd., Passion Pictures Ltd.More
Advance allocations:Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden:Nonstop Entertainment ABMore
Swedish release:2012-08-24
Plot summary:
Rodriguez was the greatest 70s U.S. rock icon who never was .  His albums were critically acclaimed, but sales bombed, and he faded away into obscurity among rumors of a gruesome death. However, as fate would have it, a bootleg copy of his record made its way to South Africa, where his music became a phenomenal success. In a country suppressed by apartheid, his anti-establishment message connected with the people. One days two fans decides to set out on a quest to find the truth on what ha...More
Photo:  Hal Wilson