R | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
When Ernesto and Alberto are at the Chuquicamata copper mine, the foreman shouts that the mine "isn't a tourist attraction." These days, it is.
Ernesto Guevara de la Serna:
I want to be useful, somehow.
Silvia (Peru): You're wasting your time.
Ernesto Guevara de la Serna: Why?
Silvia (Peru): Life is pain.
Ernesto Guevara de la Serna: Yeah, it's pretty screwed up. You gotta fight for every breath and tell death to go to hell.
When Ernesto and Alberto fall off the motorcycle while dodging cows, the motorcycle slides. If you look closely, you can see a rope or cable pulling it.
The real Alberto appears at the very end of the film just before the credits.
Spanish, Quechua, Mapudungun
$375,461 (Brazil) (7 May 2004)
$16,756,372 (USA) (13 February 2005)
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