Rebel. Hero. Lover. Legend. Che Guevara has inspired generation after generation as the young idealist and revolutionary who fought for the poor and oppressed. Eduardo Noriega (Vantage ... See full summary »
Enrico Lo Verso,
Che: Rise and Fall is the most complete work yet produced on the trials and tribulations of Argentine born Ernesto Che Guevara. The documentary is structured in three main acts. The first ... See full summary »
Eduardo Montes Bradley
On October 9, 1967, Che Guevara was executed by the Bolivian Army, aided by the CIA. Che's diary, a detailed, personal account of his futile, attempt to spark a revolution in Bolivia, is the basis of this intimate portrait.
Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that ... See full summary »
There are some remarkable scenes of Guevara's youth in Argentina, as well as much footage of the early days in Cuba, circa 1955-59. The interviews with those who knew him are fascinating, particularly the ones with one of his old comrades in arms.
I'll bet that Castro breathed an immense sigh of relief when he heard that Che had died in Bolivia; here was a galvanic, talented yet completely reckless and undisciplined man finally out of his (Castro's) hair. Che had been playing the charming Trotsky to Fidel's Lenin for too long.
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