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Searching For Sugar Man

Released

Jul 27, 2012

Latest Home Video

Jan 21, 2013

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Malik Bendjelloul

Cast

Rodriguez
Steve Segerman
Dennis Coffey

Studio

2012 Sony Pictures Classics

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Synopsis

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.

Content Details

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

BC
SK
PG Coarse Language.
AB PG Coarse Language.
MB PG
ON PG Language May Offend
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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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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