Sugar (2009)

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  114 min.
Release Date: April 17, 2009 (limited)
DVD: September 1, 2009

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Cast: Algenis Perez Soto, Rayniel Rufino, Joendy Pena Brown, Richard Bull, Karl Bury

Synopsis

Miguel Santos, a.k.a. Sugar, is a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro De Macor­s, who's struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances to the United States' minor league system; but when his play on the mound falters, he begins to question the single-mindedness of his life's ambition.

Director: Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Paul S. Mezey, Jamie Patricof, Jeremy Kipp Walker
Screenplay: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Official Site: www.sonyclassics.com/sugar

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