August 15, 2012
A MUST FOR ALL WHO LOVE MUSIC AND A PORTRAIT OF A REAL, HONEST, ADULT FAIRY TALE. UPLIFTING!!!
This remarkable, magical documentary featuring a musician/composer who unbeknownst to him nurtured a revolution...
Director Malik Bendjelloul discovers "Rodriguez" (album "Cold Fact") at a Cape Town record shop, "Mabu Vinyl"; hence the glorious resurrection commences. "Searching for Sugar Man" is an exceptionally compelling film with dynamic contracts; the brutal, unrelenting, unforgiving winters of Detroit, bifurcated by the luxurious, lush landscape of balmy Cape Town; loneliness of a man treading gloveless, through snow- entrenched streets, a guitar his solitary companion, versus the monumental idolatry of South African audiences; touching, insightful commentaries by his friends and daughters, contrasting with astonishment, worship of young, idealistic fans...
***For full review visit peneflix (dot) com!!!
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