Many films have sought to reveal the truth behind the Che Guevara myth. This documentary does just the opposite: it explores the myth behind the truth. Different people around the globe ...
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Many films have sought to reveal the truth behind the Che Guevara myth. This documentary does just the opposite: it explores the myth behind the truth. Different people around the globe reinterpret the legend of Che Guevara at will: from the rebel living in Hong Kong fighting Chinese domination, to the German neonazi preaching revolution and the Castro-hating Cuban. Their testimonies prove that the Argentinean revolutionary's historical impact reverberates still. But like with all legends, each sees what he will, in often contradictory perspectives.Written by
Two countries were visited during the shoot, but never appeared in the final doc: Argentina and Ireland. The characters found there didn't blend well with the proposal - which is ironic, being Che an Argentinean of Irish origin. See more »
Jon Lee Anderson:
You can be a fascist football player in Italy and say that Che speaks for you. And more obviously a Marxist in Latin America and claim that Che speaks for you. Or a fashionista in London and say that you're really about revolution, too. Everyone can have their Che.
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