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'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide
'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide

The death of Malik Bendjelloul, the Oscar-winning Swedish director of the music documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," was a suicide, his brother has said. Johar Bendjelloul told the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that his brother took his own life at age 36 after a struggle with depression. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time," he said, adding, "Life is not always so easy … I don't know how to handle it." Bendjelloul's death on Tuesday was met with an outpouring of grief. "As a filmmaker, [Bendjelloul] was an inspiration — someone who, despite his relative...

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