Tribeca Movie Review: The Sugar Curtain

The following movie was seen at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival:

The Sugar Curtain

The Sugar Curtain (El Telón de Azúcar)
World Documentary Competition
2006, Cuba, France, Spain
Dir: Camila Guzmán Urzúa

A daring look at the remnants of a failed dream, The Sugar Curtain takes a personal route and looks at director Camila Guzmán Urzúa’s experience as a child during the “Golden Age” of Cuban Communism. The dream was that of forming a perfectly functioning community under the tenants of a Communism molded to fit the people of Cuba. When it crumbled, so did the aspirations of a generation brought up to believe they were the future builders of their society.
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