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.
There are two scenes that were improvised during the filming process.
The scene when Ernesto and Alberto are riding in the snow was not in the screen play. When the crew arrived to the filming location they faced with extraordinary weather conditions... ...
Ernesto Guevara de la Serna:
What we had in common - our restlessness, our impassioned spirits, and a love for the open road.
At the end of the movie, when Che is at the airport, a yellow GMC pickup drives by. The pickup has a 1-piece windshield, which GMC introduced after 1952.
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)