• The Price of Sugar (2007) Rating & Reviews

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  • The film is unabashedly supportive of Father Hartley, presenting him as a stubborn saint, and depicts the wealthy owners as soulless villains. Presumably they have a different story to tell, but we wouldn't know: When the camera's on, none can be found.

  • While the political implications of the film are provocative, "Sugar" also happens to be an impressive cinematic achievement. This picture has a visual sweep that many docu films lack; the plantations and nearby towns are vividly evoked. show more

  • Explores an unheralded but emotionally affecting issue in a straight-forward and engaging manner. show more

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