Sugar is a sports drama about a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big leagues and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. Miguel Santos, a pitcher, must first prove his worth in the minor leagues. He is warmly welcomed into the small-town Iowa home of his host family where he struggles with language and cultural barriers despite the kindness of strangers. Forced to reevaluate his life's ambition after his once-trusty arm becomes unreliable, Miguel gradually begins to question both the world he lives in and the role he has chosen to play in it. 2008, 120 minutes, MPAA rating: PG-13, in English and Spanish.