over 5 years
Part 1 is so much better, but i guess they had to give us the whole story.
almost 7 years
Definitely more depressing than the first half of his life.
Guerrilla is a 2008 biopic about Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Benicio del Toro as Che. The film covers Guevara's attempt to foment revolution in Bolivia, leading to his eventual demise. The film comprises the second half of a two part examination of Guevara's revolutionary saga, with the first part The Argentine, relating the events of the Cuban Revolution.
Both films were screened together at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, as one four hour motion picture entitled Che.
While researching for both films, Soderbergh made a documentary with interviews with many who fought alongside Che in Cuba and Bolivia. Originally, there was one screenplay but the director realized that it needed to be broken up into two films. The original source material for these scripts was Che's diary from the Cuban Revolution and from his time in Bolivia. From there, he drew on interviews with people who knew Che from both of those time periods and read...