2008. Spain/France. Steven Soderbergh. 258 min.
Part 1; 129 min.
Sunday, June 19, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
2008. Spain/France. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Screenplay by Peter Buchman. With Benicio Del Toro, Demian Bichir, Santiago Cabrera, Elvira Minguez. Acclaimed director Soderbergh demonstrates his incomparably assured hand at long-form storytelling with this investigation of the battlefront career of Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Del Toro won the Best Actor prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his portrayal of the iconic revolutionary at war first in Cuba and then in Bolivia. The luminous digital format enhances the film's cinéma vérité style. Presented in two parts. 258 min.