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Life And Debt Review


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Jamaica is a hot vacation spot. The exchange rate encourages delusions of wealth (approximately 30 Jamaican dollars to one American), the sea is a brilliant blue, the air is warm but lacks humidity. And as tourism is unfortunately Jamaica's biggest trade, foreigners enter and leave with a sense of relaxation.

Life and Debt takes a brassy look at life inside this impoverished country. While normal documentaries take the Sally Struthers approach of underlying scenes of starving children with tearful music, this film guides the viewer with a sarcastic voiceover that brings the troubles home without begging tears to the surface.

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