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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Benicio Del Toro
Benjamin Bratt
Demian Bichir
Jorge Perugorria
Julia Ormond
Directors
Steven Soderbergh
Screenwriters
Steven Soderbergh
Running Time
126 minutes

Che Part One
Soderbergh's talkin' bout a revolution


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Che Part One

Plot
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.


Verdict
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.


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