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Release Date: April 03, 2008

Year    :   2008
Slogan    :   «For Miguel "Sugar" Santos, his curveball was his ticket out.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Serie 23 Productions, Gowanus Projections, HBO Films, Sony Pictures Classics
Director    :   Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden
Producers    :   Paul S. Mezey, Anna Boden, Jamie Patricof, Jeremy Kipp Walker, Cindy Tolan, Tracey Cuesta, Denton Hanna, J. Douglas Miller
Writers    :   Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden
RunTime    :   114 mins.

Like many young men in the Dominican Republic, 19-year-old Miguel "Sugar" Santos dreams of winning a slot on an American baseball team. Indeed, his talents as a pitcher eventually land him a slot on a single-A team in Iowa, but culture shock, racism and other curveballs threaten to turn Sugar's dream sour.

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