HBO Films | Release Date: April 3, 2009
Summary: Sugar follows the story of Miguel Santos, a.k.a. Sugar, a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro De Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances to the United States’ minor league system; but when his play on the mound falters, he begins to question the single-mindedness of his life’s ambition. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Runtime: 120 min
Rating: Rated R for language, some sexuality and brief drug use.; Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and brief drug use. (dvd edition)
Production: Journeyman Pictures
Genres: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Languages: English, Spanish
Home Release Date: Sep 1, 2009
Director Credit
Anna Boden Director
Ryan Fleck Director
Writer Credit
Anna Boden Written By
Ryan Fleck Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Algenis Perez Soto Miguel 'Sugar' Santos
Cast Credit
Alina Vargas Reyna
Andre Holland Johnson
Ann Whitney Helen Higgins
Ellary Porterfield Anne Higgins
Greg D'Agostino Gregory The Delivery Man
Jaime Tirelli Osvaldo
Joendy Pena Brown Marcos
Jose Rijo Alvarez
Karl Bury Rudy Hubbard
Kelvin Leonardo Garcia Salvador
Larry E. Donaldson Michael Higgins
Michael Gaston Stu Sutton
Rayniel Rufino Jorge Ramirez
Richard Bull Earl Higgins
Producer Credit
Anna Boden Executive Producer
Denton Hanna Field Producer: Arizona
Jamie Patricof Producer
Jeremy Kipp Walker Producer
John Douglas Miller Field Producer: Iowa
Paul S. Mezey Producer
Tracey Cuesta Supervising Producer: Dominican Republic