The motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta) Directed by Walter Salles written by Puerto Rican
«The Motorcycle Diaries» is a biographical film about the lifeof Ernesto Che Guevara. He was a very important man inArgentina. The film shows us the expedition that made Che Guevara and his friend Alberto Granado in South America.
The actor, Gael Garcia Bernal, plays the role of Ernesto Che Guevara Gael Garcia Bernal Che Guevara To play his role, Gael Garcia Bernal spent a lot of time in Cuba, speaking with Che Guevara’s family. He also read all Che Guevara’s biography. It maybe explain why he played brightly his role.
Che Guevara and Granado’s travel They desire to see as much of Latin America as they can, more than 8,000 kilometers, in just four and a half months. Their initial method of transport is Granados motorcycle whose name is “la Poderosa ”("The Mighty One"). They first go to Peru and work in a leper colony. Their planned route is ambitious, bringing them north across the Andes, along the coast of Chile, through the Atacama Desert and into the Peruvian Amazon in order to reach Venezuela just in time for Granados 30th birthday on April 2nd. Later, they also travel to Chile and Bolivia.
During the trip, Che Guevarawill realize that there is a lot ofinequality, poverty y misery inthis countries.He will help a lot of people andlater will fight for equals rights.
During the movie, we can see a lot of beautiful landscapes ofSouth America. We travel with Che Guevara and his friend andwe discover all the landscapes that they discovered. Sometimes it’s Sometimes it’s filmed fromfilmed from upstairs downstairs
The two friends travel during several months.In the film we feel this notion of time, because we can see the seasons that change. spring winter autumn summer