A film about hope, inspiration and the resonating power of music, this compelling documentary follows the search of Rodriguez, the greatest 70’s rock icon who never was.

Director Malik Bendjelloul

Writer Malik Bendjelloul , Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Craig Bartholomew Strydom

Cast Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey

Producers Malik Bendjelloul, Simon Chinn

Production Credits John Battsek - Executive Producer, George Chignell - Co-Producer, Passion Pictures, Sheryl Crown - Executive Producer, The Documentary Company, Malla Grapengiesser - Co-Producer, Hysteria Film, Maggie Monteith - Executive Producer, Hjalmar Palmgren - Executive Producer, SVT, Andrew Ruhemann - Executive Producer, Peter Schildt - Consultant Producer, Saperi Film Sweden AB, Nicole Stott - Co-Producer, Red Box Films, Passion Pictures, Canfield Pictures, Hysteria Film, Saperi Film, Sveriges Television (SVT) ,YLE Co-Productions

Malik Bendjelloul

Tragically, Malik Bendjelloul died at the age of 36 on Tuesday 13 May 2014. Searching For Sugar Man was Mailk's first feature. The film received its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012 where it won the audience award and special jury prize. It went on to win prizes all over the world including the Academy Award for Best Documentary and the BAFTA for Best Documentary Film.