Che!

Posted on May 27, 2009 by

Picked up my tickets today!

FilmPix is showing, one night only, Steven Soderberg’s movie Che, Part I, a portrayal of Ernesto Che Guevera

Whatever you think about Che, his story is an interesting one! To quote the FilmPix site:

The name still resonates forty years after his death. Perhaps more than any other individual, Che Guevara personifies an era: the sixties, a time when revolution was in the air. His hold over the collective imagination is arguably as powerful as it was when he was alive.

From the Apple movie trailer site:

November 26, 1956; led by Fidel Castro (Demian Bichir), a band of 80 rebels sails to Cuba. Among these young rebels is Argentine physician, Marxist, soldier, Ernesto “Che” Guevara (Benicio Del Toro). Nation-less, strapped for resources and fueled only by determination, the group engages in swift, bloody battle to free the Cuban people from the corrupt dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Che and his soldiers wrestle the nation’s resources and affection from Batista’s grasp. Though considered a hero by some, Che becomes a hugely controversial figure. At the height of his fame and power, he disappears. Entering South America incognito, Che recruits another band of guerilla fighters in the harsh Bolivian jungles.

Here are links to the various movie trailers:

Apple Trailer

YouTube

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