Sugar [videorecording] / Journeyman Pictures ; Hunting Lane Films ; Gowanus Projections ; Single A Films
DVDs | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | 2009 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD S DRAMA)
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Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Includes English, dubbed Spanish, and dubbed Portuguese language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Algenis Perez 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.
Producers, Paul S. Mezey, Jamie Patricof, Jeremy Kipp Walker ; writers, Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck ; directors, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck ; director of photography, Andrij Parekh ; editor, Anna Boden ; music, Michael Brook.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual content, language and brief drug use.
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.
Special features: deleted scenes, Making "Sugar": run the bases, Play beisbol!: the Dominican dream, interview with Algenis Perez Solo.
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