The Resource Sugar, Sony Pictures Classics ; HBO Films presents a Journeyman Pictures/Hunting Lane Films production in association with Gowanus Projections ; written and directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck ; produced by Jeremy Kipp Walker, Jamie Patricof, Paul Mezey, (videorecording)

Sugar, Sony Pictures Classics ; HBO Films presents a Journeyman Pictures/Hunting Lane Films production in association with Gowanus Projections ; written and directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck ; produced by Jeremy Kipp Walker, Jamie Patricof, Paul Mezey, (videorecording)

Label
Sugar
Title
Sugar
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; HBO Films presents a Journeyman Pictures/Hunting Lane Films production in association with Gowanus Projections ; written and directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck ; produced by Jeremy Kipp Walker, Jamie Patricof, Paul Mezey
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. He is a talented pitcher who might just have what it takes to earn a prized spot on a Major League Baseball team. Before that happens he'll have to prove his worth in the minor leagues. Advancing in baseball's minor league system at the tender age of 19, Miguel is warmly welcomed into the small-town Iowa home of his host family. He struggles with language and cultural barriers despite the kindness of strangers. Subsequently forced to reevaluate his life's ambition after his once-trusty arm becomes unreliable. The previously single-minded pitcher gradually begins to question both the world he lives in and the role he has chosen to play in it
Awards note
Sundance Film Festival, 2008 ; Toronto Film Festival, 2008.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrij Parekh ; editor, Anna Boden ; music, Michael Brook
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual content, language and brief drug use
Language note
Spanish or Portuguese, English dialogue with optional English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English; credits in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S84 2009
PerformerNote
Algenis Pérez Soto, Rayniel Rufino, Andre Holland, Ann Whitney, Ellary Porterfield, Jaime Tirelli, Jose Rijo, Michael Gaston, Alina Vargas, Richard Bull, Kelvin Leonardo Garcia, Joendy Pena Brown
Runtime
114
Technique
live action
Sugar, Sony Pictures Classics ; HBO Films presents a Journeyman Pictures/Hunting Lane Films production in association with Gowanus Projections ; written and directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck ; produced by Jeremy Kipp Walker, Jamie Patricof, Paul Mezey, (videorecording)
Label
Sugar, Sony Pictures Classics ; HBO Films presents a Journeyman Pictures/Hunting Lane Films production in association with Gowanus Projections ; written and directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck ; produced by Jeremy Kipp Walker, Jamie Patricof, Paul Mezey, (videorecording)
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Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • "This PG-13 rated version contains material different from the original R-rated version"--Container
  • Special features: deleted scenes, Making "Sugar": run the bases, Play beisbol!: the Dominican dream, interview with Algenis Perez Soto
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Deleted scenes -- Making "Sugar": run the bases -- Play beisbol!: the Dominican dream -- Interview with Algenis Perez Solo -- Language: Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 ; Portuguese Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Control code
ocn422776198
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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other
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Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9781435968684
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396309470
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
30947
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
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videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)422776198
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DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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