Sweet Success: Boden And Fleck On 'Sugar' Hailed as "the best baseball movie ever," Sugar follows one young man's journey from a village in the Dominican Republic to a minor league baseball team in Iowa. Filmmakers Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck talk about creating the film.

Sweet Success: Boden And Fleck On 'Sugar'

Sweet Success: Boden And Fleck On 'Sugar'

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Filmmakers Anna Boden (center) and Ryan Fleck (right) pose with actor Algenis Perez Soto (left), the star of Sugar. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images hide caption

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

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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.