Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

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Documentary on Sixto Rodriguez, a Detroit musician who had minor success in 1960s America. He quickly disappeared from the US music scene but later came back to fame in South Africa where he gained a huge cult following. The film follows two South African music fans as they set out to discover the real story of Sixto Rodriguez.

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