New York, 1964: Argentine-born doctor and revolutionary Ernesto 'Che' Guevara (Del Toro) arrives in town to address the UN. Flashbacks show how, eight years earlier, Guevara helped toppled the Cuban dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.
Part One of Soderbergh’s Che epic dismantles the clichés and myths to craft a dream-like if frustrating essay on the heroism and the claustrophobia of war, perfectly centred by a compelling star performance.
Reviewed by Andrew Male
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