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Che Part One

Theatrical Release Date:  31 Dec 2008
Home Ent. Release Date:  28 Jun 2009


The first film in Steven Soderbergh’s two-part Che Guevara epic tracks the charismatic revolutionary as he joins Fidel Castro’s band of Cuban exiles and journeys to the island on a leaky boat in 1956. From these humble beginnings, the small team of rebels mobilise popular support and recruit an army which will ultimately topple the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista, while Che himself undergoes a transformation from a simple doctor to one of the most iconic political figures of the modern age. A labour of love for Academy Award-winning director, Steven Soderbergh (TRAFFIC, OCEAN’S ELEVEN) CHE features a career defining performance from Benicio del Toro (SIN CITY, TRAFFIC) in the title role which won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival 2008.

Directed By:

  • Steven Soderbergh


  • Benicio Del Toro
  • Franka Potente

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