Searching for Sugarman

A friend lent me this and I watched it over the weekend.

It is a gorgeous film. The blurb on the cover suggests that it is the best documentary ever. I haven’t seen enough documentaries to make that definitive judgement, but it is the best I have seen so far. A testament to integrity, the power of music, greed and someone trying to live faithfully by their creed.

From the documentary:

‘What he’s demonstrated very clearly, is that you have a choice. He took all that torment, all that agony, all that confusion and pain and he transformed it into something beautiful. He’s like the silkworm, you know? You take this raw material and you transform it. You come out with something that wasn’t there before. Something beautiful. Something perhaps transcendent. Something perhaps eternal.’