Bitter Sugar

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director: Leon Ichaso
Writers: Leon Ichaso and Orestes Matacena
Director of Photography:Claudio Chea
Editor:Yvette Pieyro
Music:Manuel Tejada
Production Designer:Liliana Soto
Producers:Leon Ichaso and Jaime Pia
First Look Pictures; NR; 102 minutes
Cast:Ren Lavan, Mayte Viln, Larry Villaneuva and Miguel Guitirrez

One of the few young Cubans left who support Castro's socialist revolution, Gustavo (Lavan) has hope for a united Cuba. But his optimism erodes when his scholarship to a Prague university falls through, he starts to listen to his rebellious brother (Villaneuva), who injects himself with the AIDS virus as a political protest, and his girlfriend (Viln) will only marry him if they leave Cuba.

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