St. John School of the Arts, Cruz Bay
A feature length film by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (120 min) 2008
JUST IN TIME FOR BASEBALL SEASON!
SUGAR follows the story of Miguel Santos, a.k.a. Sugar, a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro De Macoris, 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 falters, he begins to question the single mindedness of his life’s ambition.