General Information

Glossary: C
Released Year: 2009
Runtime: 131 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Directors: Steven Soderbergh
Casts: Matt Damon, Rodrigo Santoro, Franka Potente, Benicio del Toro, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Joaquim de Almeida, Armando Riesco, Óscar Jaenada, Demián Bichir, Marisé Álvarez, Lou Diamond Phillips, María D. Sosa, Othello Rensoli, Norman Santiago, Pablo Durán, Ezequiel Díaz, Rubén Ochandiano, Cristian Mercado, Carlos Acosta-Milian, Carlos Bardem, Néstor Rodulfo
IMDB: Che: Part Two (2008) - IMDB

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IMDB Rating: 6.9

Reviews

91
The A.V. Club - Keith Phipps
In both halves, Soderbergh emphasizes observation over ideology with an eye toward the mundane details of life on the front lines of a revolution.
80
Village Voice - J. Hoberman
Every Bolivian sequence has its Cuban parallel, which is why Che's two parts are best seen together. Guerrilla may be the more realized of the two--and could certainly stand on its own--but it is only comprehensible in the light of The Argentine. Elevating Guerrilla to tragedy, The Argentine puts some hope in hopelessness--and even in history.
70
The Hollywood Reporter - Unnamed
If this earnest, two-part biopic with a total running time of 268 minutes sometimes lacks cinematic flair, the straight-ahead, chronologically-driven film will inform and, to a somewhat lesser extent, excite viewers everywhere.
70
Los Angeles Times - Unnamed
The political realities of his legacy can be endlessly debated, but in this flawed work of austere beauty, the logistics of war and the language of revolution give way to something greater, a struggle that may be defined by politics but can't be contained by it.
70
Salon - Andrew O'Hehir
I was never bored, in four hours-plus. Whether or not it ends up becoming a great film (or films), this is miles and miles beyond anything I thought Soderbergh could create from this material.

Che: Part Two (2008)



After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. Through this story, we come to understand how Che remains a symbol of idealism and heroism that lives in the hearts of people around the world.