‘A music doc like no other’ – MTV
‘Charming discovery… Funky beats, playful interplay of fact and fiction’ – Indiewire
A rare look into the life of a modern-day Mozart, Nick Koenig (Hot Sugar) as he creates unique music made entirely out of sounds from the world around him.
Nick lives every young musician’s dream, but when his internet- famous girlfriend, rapper Kitty, goes on tour and they split, he flies to Paris where he grew up, to move on with his life, while hunting for increasingly exotic sounds to sample and turn into beats.
Through his journey, Hot Sugar goes on crazy adventures, meets fascinating people and learns what it takes to survive as an artist.
The film features outstanding people from all walks of life: from legendary filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, to the world’s most renowned Astrophysicist and Science Communicator, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson.
2015, USA, France, 87 min.