John Huston directed (and has a cameo role). The movie has definite noir flourishes.
Despite the supposed happy ending, it is interesting to see how short lived the success of Cuban revolt in August of 1933 was. It ushered in the Batista regime when a second revolt occurred less than one month later. Batista was ousted in the next major revolution saw Castro seize control as the leader of a Communist regime.
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.