Pale Bo, who I interviewed here, is reviving this story in his latest podcast. I still find the whole story hard to believe. If it’s a hoax, it’s a really good one. I still enjoy the music.
[The Radio Vagabond] 148 – Finding Sugar in Cape Town #theRadioVagabond
podplayer.net/?id=96996290 via @PodcastAddict
May 14, 2014
I really enjoyed the documentary Sugar Man. Of course, I never heard of the lead character. Apparently no-one had, outside of South Africa and Detroit. Now the director is dead. Should I question the whole premise of the movie? Is it itself a tall tale?
Malik Bendjelloul, the Swedish filmmaker who won an Oscar for directing the documentary Searching for Sugar Man, was found dead Tuesday in Stockholm. He was 36.
The incredible story behind ‘Searching for Sugar Man’
According to The Associated Press, police spokesperson Pia Glenvik confirmed the death but did not specify the cause, though she ruled out crime as a possible reason.
Born in Sweden in 1977,
The movie was great, however. Even it is a total fabrication. I also like the music! Comments, musician fakeologists Simon Shack or Tom Dalpra?
Zack’s take: freetofindtruth.blogspot.com/2…
h/t Mrs. Fakeologist