El Che: Investigating A Legend

Overview

This video is a profile of Latin American guerilla leader Ernesto Guevara, revered by his supporters around the globe as "El Che." Born in 1928 in Argentina, Che Guevara believed that revolution was necessary to free Latin American people from oppression. An ally of Fidel Castro, he served in the Cuban government from 1961 to 1965. He left Cuba to join the cause of revolution in Bolivia, where he was killed by the Bolivian army in 1967. El Che's story is told with archival films and photographs, as well as ...
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Overview

This video is a profile of Latin American guerilla leader Ernesto Guevara, revered by his supporters around the globe as "El Che." Born in 1928 in Argentina, Che Guevara believed that revolution was necessary to free Latin American people from oppression. An ally of Fidel Castro, he served in the Cuban government from 1961 to 1965. He left Cuba to join the cause of revolution in Bolivia, where he was killed by the Bolivian army in 1967. El Che's story is told with archival films and photographs, as well as commentary by historians.
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Special Features

In the documentary Tracing Che, a canadian film director road trip through South America on an old norton motorcycle that Che documented in The Motorcycle Diaries. On the way, he encounters many of Che's family and friends-including the friend who took the trip with him-who shed light on the truth behind this icon of the 20th century. This is a film that discovers humanity, passion, and the free spirit of a young 22 year old whose eyes were forced open on a relentless road trip
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/2003
  • UPC: 032031191594
  • Rating:

  • Source: White Star
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Time: 2:30:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [3:40]
2. Che's "True America" [2:15]
3. Witnessing A Revolution [2:57]
4. Ernesto & Hilda [1:44]
5. Turning Point [5:08]
6. The Rebels [7:14]
7. Young Ernesto [2:38]
8. Marching to Havana [5:05]
9. A Man With Many Jobs [6:22]
10. Embargo, Bay of Pigs, and the Missile Crisis [4:40]
11. Hard at Work [7:57]
12. The Roving Ambassador [5:11]
13. Return and Disappearance [3:50]
14. Belgian Congo [7:37]
15. Guerillas in Bolivia [7:04]
16. Recruiting [1:21]
17. The Last Battle [4:16]
18. Execution [7:24]
19. Resting in Valley Grande [6:03]
20. Credits [1:03]
1. The Man Who Became "Che" [4:06]
2. Planning the Journey [2:24]
3. Ernesto and Alberto go to Miramar [8:40]
4. Traveling Through the Pampas & Andes [8:24]
5. Lago Espejo [5:46]
6. Next Stop, Chile [6:47]
7. North to Temuco and Los Angeles [6:20]
8. Leaving the Bike in Santiago [3:36]
9. The Rest of the Journey [2:47]
10. Credits [1:39]
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Side #1 --
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   Chapter Selections
   Bonus Program: Tracing Che
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