Bitter Sugar (Azúcar Amarga)
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Bitter Sugar (Azúcar Amarga)
Gustavo (Rene Lavan) is an engineering student born and raised in Cuba who strongly believes in his nation's socialist ideals at a time when those ideals are crumbling around him. His girlfriend, Yolanda (Mayte Vilan), dreams of emigrating to Miami and making a life for herself as a professional dancer. His father, Tomas (Miguel Gutierrez), is a respected psychiatrist who he can barely support himself working at a state-run institution; he moonlights as a jazz pianist, where he makes four times his medical salary playing for tips to tourists at a nightclub. And his brother Bobby (Larry… More

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"Presents a fascinating glimpse of Cuba as a country of shattered dreams and unfulfilled promises."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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