Tag: Academy Award
South Africa's most unlikely export must be US singer-songwriter Rodriguez, who cut two albums in the early 1970s. They flopped in his homeland but were a huge hit in South Africa, and his story culminated in the 2012 hit movie Searching for Sugarman.
• SA songbird wins top opera prize
South African film director Gavin Hood, who steered the local drama Tsotsi to an Academy Award, is back with another international hit, this time from the blockbuster X-Men franchise.