Best film depiction of Che Guevara

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  1. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    With the current speculation on whether his compatriot Fidel is still alive (or still dead), I thought it a propos to see who members think did the best film version of Che Guevara, from Omar Sharif in 1968's unintentionally campy Che! to Georges Corraface and Billy Zane's sci-fi versions of him in Escape from L.A. and CQ, respectively. Should there be any doubt, I'm not a Che fran.
     
  2. Manton

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    Should there be any doubt, I'm not a Che fran.
    Commies always lie.
     
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    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    Commies always lie.

    As I am not a commie, what bearing does that have on me? Who was _your_ favorite movie Che?
     
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    scarphe Senior member

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    Commies always lie.

    History shows that capitalist are not adverse to it either.
     
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    History shows that capitalist are not adverse to it either.
    Stay on topic, please. This is about Che on film, not about Manton being a tool of the bourgeoisie.
     
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    Peter Falk, in a Twilight Zone episode. Wait, I think that was supposed to be Castro.
     
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    Peter Falk, in a Twilight Zone episode. Wait, I think that was supposed to be Castro.

    If you want to jawbone about Castro, make your own poll. I think someone played him in the opening scenes to the first Naked Gun movie.
     
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    Why do all these films celebrate a murderer?
     
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    Please keep the CE out of a movie discussion.

    To answer the OP, I'd vote Billy Zane in CQ but that's me. I think there's a new CHE movie out, is this the one with Del Toro?
     
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    Please keep the CE out of a movie discussion.
    Fair point, but isn't it a bit difficult when Che (I'm not a fran) was nothing but political? How could a film not have some sort of political bias?
     
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    From all photographic images, Che looked like a disheveled ragamuffin though one must admit, that celebrated picture of him really is superb iconography. However, I find this much more chic: [​IMG] Obscure South American military officers in the mid-century and someone with a Leica M-series camera photographing a dead revolutionary, how fun is that?
     
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    Someone help me out here. What's more pathetic, some dupe walking around wearing a Che Guevara T-shirt, or Cameron Diaz walking around Peru's Machu Picchu carrying a green bag with a red star and the phrase "Serve the people" in Chinese. Someone?....Anyone?
     
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    Cameron is worse, because she is rubbing the Peruvian's nose in their suffering. Easy for her to do, as a tourist from a Hollywood Hills.
     
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    I never found Cameron Diaz to be particularly intelligent.
     

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