Monthly Archives: July 2012

Searching for Sugar Man: Movie Review

Malik Bendjelloul’s Searching for Sugar Man is everything a documentary should be: poignant, passionate, and honest. It’s a successful treasure hunt for a dead man that spans two continents, and provides an ending Rudy Ruettiger would be proud of. It’s

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Sugar Man :: Bigger than the King, Stones, Beatles & Batman | Profoundly South African

You’ve heard every story there is to tell? How about this one? A Swedish guy makes a documentary in 2012 about a 70s folkster from Detroit who returns from obscurity after discovering that he has a large, devoted audience in

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New and Hot Video: Exclusive: ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ Preview | Rolling Stone

Director Malik Bendjelloul intended to make a 10-minute segment about Rodriguez, an unlikely Seventies musical icon, for Swedish television. Instead, he spent four years of his life making Searching for Sugar Man, an acclaimed new documentary about the forgotten star

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Rock Musician Shrouded in Mystery of What Might Have Been – Malik Bendjelloul’s ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ | NYTimes.com

There are several entrancing mysteries circulating in “Searching for Sugar Man,” a hugely appealing documentary about fans, faith and an enigmatic Age of Aquarius musician who burned bright and hopeful before disappearing. One mystery involves its title subject, a Detroit

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New Statesman review / BBC Five Live / BBC radio London / BBC radio 4

BBC Radio Five Live, review by Kermode & Al Murray http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01l0ljw (1.39mins) BBC Radio London, Interview with Simon Chinn & played Sugar Man http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/p00vp3hg (1.08mins) BBC Radio 4, Film Programme – Interview with Simon Chinn & music http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006r5jt New Statesman

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SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN on The Leonard Lopate Show – Please Tune In

PLEASE TUNE IN: Friday, July 27, 2012 THE LEONARD LOPATE SHOW Features an interview with Rodriguez and Malik Bendjelloul in support of Searching for Sugar Man. New York at 12:40 PM EST 93.9 FM or AM 820 To listen live

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH “SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN” DIRECTOR MALIK BENDJELLOUL | Filmmaker Magazine

Bendjelloul — whose previous credits include a number of music documentaries for Swedish TV, but who had never directed a feature film before – wasn’t the first to unravel the Rodriguez mystery. But with Searching For Sugar Man (the film’s

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Shortlist review / BBC News online feature / BBC radio London / BBC Radio 4, film programme / BBC radio 2

Radio BBC Radio 2 – Ken Bruce talked about the film this morning BBC Radio London, Robert Elms & Jason Solomons – Simon Chinn will be on at about 1:10pm today, they hope to play a song too. If you

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BBC News – Discovering ‘Sugar Man’ Rodriguez

Sixto Rodriguez has been called “the greatest 1970’s music icon that never was”. Now with the release of an award-winning documentary about his incredible story, could it finally be time for the 70-year-old singer-songwriter to make it big? via BBC

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