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Searching For Sugar Man


Jul 26, 2012

Latest Home Video

Jan 21, 2013

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Malik Bendjelloul


Steve Segerman
Dennis Coffey


2012 Sony Pictures Classics

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Although virtually unheard of in the US, Sixto Rodriguez is well known in South Africa for the two songs he released unsuccessfully during the early 1970s. Now a couple of his fans from Cape Town decide to find out whatever happened to their idol.

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Why Is Searching For Sugar Man Rated PG-13?

Searching For Sugar Man is rated PG-13

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Searching For Sugar Man...

Violence: Men discuss rumors of a musical performer suicide that include the artist setting himself on fire on stage in front of his fans and him shooting himself in the head on stage. Bodies are shown lying in the streets during rioting. Other brief shots of riot violence are seen.

Sexual Content: Song lyrics discuss sex. A woman opens her shirt to have a man autograph her breast (no nudity seen).

Language: The script contains about a dozen profanities (some of which are heard in song lyrics) and a strong sexual expletive,

Alcohol / Drug Use: Brief comments and lyrics about drug references are heard. Minor characters are briefly shown holding beer bottles at a concert.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language.
AB PG Coarse Language.
ON PG Language May Offend
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Searching For Sugar Man...

Home Video Notes: Searching For Sugar Man

Release Date: 22 January 2013

Searching For Sugar Man releases to home video with the following extras:

- Audio Commentary with Director Malik Bendjelloul and Musician Rodriguez

- An Evening with Malik Bendjelloul and Rodriguez

- Making Sugar Man

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