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Sweet Success: Boden And Fleck On 'Sugar'

Filmmakers Anna Boden (center) and Ryan Fleck (right) pose with actor Algenis Perez Soto (left), the star of <em>Sugar.</em>
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Filmmakers Anna Boden (center) and Ryan Fleck (right) pose with actor Algenis Perez Soto (left), the star of Sugar.

Hailed as "the best baseball movie ever," Sugar, written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, follows one young man's journey from a village in the Dominican Republic to a minor league baseball team in Iowa.

Boden and Fleck previously collaborated to create the indie film Half Nelson. They join Fresh Air to discuss their work on Sugar.

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