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 ...
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The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfeld girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.
After suffering Egyptians from the oppression of the Mamluks and despotism clump the people and organize popular resistance to eliminate them and get rid of the ruling Circassians and the ... See full summary »
Mohamed el Sabaa,
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Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney ... See full summary »
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 government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The film covers Guevara's life from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in an ambush by government troops in the mountains of Bolivia in 1967.Written by
In 1967, the year of Guevara's death, it was announced that Oscar - winning director Tony Richardson and writer Alan Sillitoe were working on a Chè movie. The pair had previously worked together on " The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" in 1962. See more »
When Anita Márquez filled Che's mate bowl, he passed it to her without the bombilla, the metal straw; he then stirred the mate and took a drink. It's not done that way: the bombilla stays in the leaves at all times (no stirring). See more »
[Che is falling behind on a march]
Stragglers are sure to die, don't you know that?
I'm not a straggler, I'm your rear guard.
No you're not, you're the company doctor. See what you can do for the men with blistered feet. You've got ten minutes.
(noticing enemy planes flying overhead) It's too late for chiropody. The buzzards are already circling.
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If you're looking for an accurate portrayal of Che Guevara, the Cuban revolutionary who helped aid Fidel Castro in his bid for power, you'd better read up on Cuban history or even type in his name on a search engine (you ARE on the Internet, after all).
But whatever you do, DO NOT WATCH "CHE!".
Unless, of course, you just want a good laugh.
All the reviewers of the time (and moviegoers) gave "Che!" their vote for worst film of the decade. And no wonder; have you seen this travesty? Its facts are tenuous at best, Sharif is even unconvincing as a corpse and as for Palance's Fidel Catsro imitation....
Like I said, if you want a good laugh.
It's like watching a co-production between The Learning Channel and Mad Magazine.
I wonder if Palance can do W. C. Fields, too?
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