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Initially using Super 8 to record stylised shots for the film, director Malik Bendjelloul ran out of money more film to record the final few shots.
After three years of cutting room work
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Ebert of the Chicago Sugar search gave the film a glowing four-star review, writing "I hope you're able to see this film The film's narrative of a South African story about an American musician omits Rodriguez was successful in Australia in Sugar search s and toured there in and South Africans were unaware of his Australian success due to the harsh censorship enacted by the apartheid  coupled with international sanctions that
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The Sugar search also the recipient of the Australian Film Association award for Best Documentary of beating locally produced musical documentary All the Way Through Evening.
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