2013 Oscar Best Documentary Feature Nominees: ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

XP SUGAR MAN 1202013 BAFTA Awards – Winner Best Documentary.
2013 Vancouver Film Critics Circle – Winner Best Documentary.
2013 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards – Winner Best Documentary Feature.
2012 Sundance Film Festival – Winners, Audience Award, Special Jury Prize, World Cinema Documentary.
2012 Oslo Films from the South Festival – Winner Best Documentary Feature.
2012 National Board of Review Award, USA – Winner Best Documentary.
2012 Moscow International Film Festival – Winner Best Film of the Documentary Competition.
2012 Melbourne International Film Festival – Winner Most Popular Documentary.
2012 Los Angeles Film Festival – Winner Audience Award Best Documentary.
2012 International Documentary Association – Winners, Creative Recognition Award Best Music, IDA Award Best Feature.
2012 Durban International Film Festival – Winner Audience Award Best Documentary.
2012 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival – Winner Audience Award.
2012 Athens International Film Festival – Winner Best Documentary Feature.

Who’s this Rodriguez? And he supposed to be dead years ago, commited suicide on stage? Isn’t that just too crazy to be even remotely true? So who was he? Just another wasted talented musician that America never wanted, but somehow became a big hit in South Africa? Isn’t that also too crazy to be even remotely true?

My Rating: 7/10

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