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The Price of Sugar Reviews

November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 15, 2007
Price of Sugar is designed to educate, outrage and finally spur viewers to action. That it does so with vibrant visual style and an engaging narrative makes it that rare consciousness-raising film that's not only good for you, but a joy to watch.
November 9, 2007
It's been conceived and executed as an instrument of human rights and a tool of shame. But it's the political controversy that's at the heart of this movie -- the contempt that one poor country feels toward its somewhat poorer neighbor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 2, 2007
In this compelling documentary, narrated by Paul Newman, Hartley comes off as a man of intense will, and he needs to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
Haney doesn't strive for balance, and he doesn't have to; the images speak for themselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2007
The tainted relationship between the dessert on our tables and the suffering of those who produce it gets a horrifying workout in Bill Haney's multilayered account of Haitian cane cutters in the Dominican Republic.
September 28, 2007
Illuminating and deeply distressing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 28, 2007
Like most documentary polemics, it simplifies the issues it confronts and selects facts that bolster its black-and-white, heroes-and-villains view of raw economic power.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 27, 2007
Profoundly disturbing.