Sugar (2008)

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Sports drama. Aspiring young and talented baseball player Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is plucked from his contented small-town life in the Dominican Republic to play minor-league professional baseball in Bridgetown, Iowa. Boarding with the kindly Higgins family on their rural farm, Sugar has to cope with the isolation and alienation created by language barriers and cultural differences. When Sugar is relegated to the sidelines he is faced with making some life-changing decisions.

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