Bitter Sugar (Azúcar Amarga) (1996)

Bitter Sugar (Azúcar Amarga)





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A young Fidelista attempts to cope with an emotional and ideological crisis when he falls in love with the daughter of a convicted dissident. The film takes place when Castro's Cuba is in serious decline, but still the boy follows the slogan "socialism or death."

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International
Directed By:
Written By: Claudio Chea, Leon Ichaso, Orestes Matacena
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 7, 2000
Azucar Films



as Gustavo

as Yolanda

as Dr. Tomas Valdez

as Mr. Garcia

as Hotel Security Guard

as Beach Security Guard
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Critic Reviews for Bitter Sugar (Azúcar Amarga)

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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New York Times
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Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Presents a fascinating glimpse of Cuba as a country of shattered dreams and unfulfilled promises.

Full Review… | August 26, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

June 30, 2005

Audience Reviews for Bitter Sugar (Azúcar Amarga)


its a good movie it makes u think. a lot of ppl tihnk its interesting. it snot completely true but its interesting about having no money. it was fimed in doinica republiac!

Lisa Shaw

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