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USA, 2007, 114 Minute Running Time
Topics: Sports, Woman Director
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: English, Spanish

Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden's (Half Nelson) new film tells the dramatically perfect — no clichés here — story of a 19-year-old Dominican baseball pitcher trying to make it. An example of humanist filmmaking at its best, it stars newcomer Algenis Perez Soto as Sugar — lacking in English, stuck in small-town America and chasing a dream.

DIRECTOR: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Producer: Paul Mezey, Jamie Patricof, Jeremy Kipp Walker
Editor: Anna Boden
Screenwriter: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Cinematographer: Andrij Parekh
Music: Michael Brook
Principal Cast: Algenis Pérez Soto, Rayniel Rufino, Andre Holland, Michael Gaston, Jaime Tirelli
Filmography: Anna Boden: Young Rebels (2005), Have You Seen This Man (2003); Ryan Fleck: Half Nelson (2006), Have You Seen This Man (2003)
Print Source: Maximum Films International

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