By Owen Gleiberman
Updated March 17, 2020 at 03:09 AM EDT
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  • Movie
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Communist nostalgia. In Walter Salles’ road film, Gael García Bernal plays Ernesto Guevara in 1952, years before he became the martyr/guru Che. The character is little more than a noble, passive bourgeois, which lets the audience project their fantasies of Che onto Bernal’s deeply uninteresting performance.

The Motorcycle Diaries

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 126 minutes
director
  • Walter Salles

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