Mark Kermode’s DVD round-up | Film | The Observer

Rodriguez
Rodriguez

As we all learned from The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, there’s a truth in legends that transcends mere facts. If you’re still unfamiliar with the quasi-mythical story of Sixto Rodriguez (as most people outside South Africa and Australia apparently were until this award-winning documentary made headlines) then Searching for Sugar Man (2012, StudioCanal, 12) tells a story so seeped in intertwining fact and fiction that you may start to wonder whether the whole thing isn’t a set-up. Which, to some extent, it is…

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