“Che” -IFC Films is releasing Steven Soderberg’s “Che,” (which had been divided into two separate movies, “The Argentine” and “Guerilla,” because of its over 4 hour length), as one movie, in all of its four hour plus glory.
Academy Award winning actor Benicio Del Toro stars as the famed Argentine revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara. (Expect a Best Actor Oscar nomination for Benicio Del Toro for his role as “Che”).
The movie “Che” begins as “Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S. – friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
The second half of “Che” begins in 1964 with “Che” (Benicio del Toro) traveling to New York City to address the United Nations.