The Motorcycle Diaries details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Jorge Chiarella, Gael Garcia Bernal, Rodrigo De La Serna, Mia Maestro, Mercedes Morán, Mercedes Moran|
|Director:||Walter Salles Jr.|
|Genres:||Drama, World Cinema|
|Collections:||Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
The Motorcycle Diaries
|Run time:||2 hours|
|Rental release:||27 Dec 2004|
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Fantastic and movingBy David Ions from London , 28 Aug 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]This is a fantastic film, both warm and funny in its depiction of the picaresque adventures of Ernesto & Alberto as they travel across South America; and moving in the way it shows the awakening of Ernesto's revolutionary spirit as he witnesses first hand the poverty, sickness and injustice which are endemic throughout the countries he visits.
A lot of the minor characters seem to be (and probably are) real people rather than actors and the film here cleverly blurs the line between the realities of fifty years ago and today, and grants the performers a dignity and spirit that stay in the mind long after the film has finished.
The lead performances are both fine and Gael Garcia Bernal is developing into one of the most charismatic and engaging actors of the decade. The photography is beautiful too and shows a great potted summary of the continent.
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Legendary figure of 20th centuryBy Bereket (4 reviews) from Norwich, UK , 29 Jan 2011adapted from the diary of che guevara, this is a very good film of the earlier life of a legendary revolutionary figure of the 20th century; may help to understand why he was radicalised during the later part of his life
motorcycle diariesBy a customer from blackpool , 16 Dec 2010came across this by accident - and being a motorcyclist thought it was worth a look - certainly glad that I did - although they lose the bike half way through the film - their adventures are quite amazing - it certainly gives you a good insight into why the young man turned out as he did- good film-
The Motor Cycle DiariesBy a customer from midhurst england , 10 Dec 2010Having just come back from a holiday in Cuba where Che is revered as a hero I was curious to find out more about him. I was not disappointed. This film is an excellent insight into his earlier life. The scenery in the film is fantastic and the buzz between the actors is very evident. An excellent film to watch!
Excellent movie.By SammyWoof (31 reviews) from Southampton , 19 Nov 2010This one I must have clicked on by accident but its a great film, it has a light airy feel to it until you see how the other half live. As I said I didnt know this one slipped into the rental list and to find out it was about Che Guevara was a huge shock to me of course youll know that already! Good film.
Motor cycle DiariesBy shulishader (84 reviews) from Isle of Lewis , 14 Oct 2010A surprisingly good movie given the subject matter. On first inspection it appears to be a boring movie but it is in fact a good insight into how Che became the revolutionary that he was. Watch it you will be surprised and glad that you did.