Posted by editor
March 10th, 2009
The Motorcycle Diaries is a biographical film which features the life and struggle of the 23-year-old icon Ernesto Guevara, known as the revolutionary “Che” Guevara. Released in 2004, the film shows the 1952 journey of Che and his Alberto Granado across South America by motorcycle. The screenplay is based on Guevara’s own travelogue The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto “Che” Guevara with additional information from Granado’s Back on the Road: A Journey Through Latin America. The film gained positive online reviews 75% positive reviews of 67 reviews from Metacritic, while 82% positive reviews of 148 reviews from Rotten Tomatoes. The film was also given a standing ovation at the 2004 Sundance film festival.