Sugar Trailer (2009)

The trailer for Sugar.

Filmmakers Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden (Half Nelson) weave this introspective sports drama concerning a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. Miguel Santos is a talented pitcher who might just have what it takes to earn a prized spot on a Major League Baseball team, but before that happens he'll have to prove his worth in the minor leagues. Advancing into the United States' minor league system at the tender age of 19, Miguel is warmly welcomed into the small-town Iowa home of his host family, but can't help but struggle 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.

Duration
2 min 7 sec

Views
218,046

Posted On
January 28, 2009
Director
Anna Boden

Writer
Anna Boden

Studio
Sony Pictures Classics

Release
April 3, 2009
Cast
Algenis Pérez Soto
Rayniel Rufino
Andre Holland
Michael Gaston
Jaime Tirelli
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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