The Motorcycle Diaries(Movie, 2004)

Original title: "Diarios de motocicleta" (Spanish/ES)
| 2h 6min | Genre: Drama
The Motorcycle DiariesRating: 3.7/5 (with 311 votes)
The Motorcycle Diaries (Spanish: Diarios de motocicleta) is a 2004 biopic about the journey and written memoir of the 23-year-old Ernesto Guevara, who would several years later become internationally known as the iconic Marxist guerrilla commander and revolutionary Che Guevara. The film recounts the 1952 expedition, initially by motorcycle, across South America by Guevara and his friend Alberto Granado. As well as being a road movie, the film is a coming-of-age film; as the adventure, initially centered on youthful hedonism, unfolds, Guevara discovers himself transformed by his observations on the life of the impoverished indigenous peasantry. Through the characters they encounter on their continental trek, Guevara and Granado witness first hand the injustices that the destitute face and are exposed to people and social classes they would have never encountered otherwise. To their surprise, the road presents to them both a genuine and captivating picture of Latin American identity. As a result, the trip also plants the initial seed of cognitive dissonance and radicalization within Guevara, who would later view armed revolution as a way to challenge the continent's endemic economic inequalities and pol... ()
Movie poster of The Motorcycle Diaries

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Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 2h 6min
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 6min
Also available at on: DVD

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Awards & Nominations for The Motorcycle Diaries

Cannes Film Festival Academy Award for Best Original Song San Sebastián International Film Festival British Academy Film Awards Goya Award for Best Adapted Screenplay François Chalais Prize Independent Spirit Awards Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

About The Motorcycle Diaries

Based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.

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Trailer for The Motorcycle Diaries + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer(Trailer, 1:59)

Additional Information

Based on the work of: Che Guevara ("The Motorcycle Diaries")
Original language: Spanish (ES)
Spoken languages: Spanish (ES), Quechua (QU)
Translated into 21 languages: Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/24/2004 (World premiere: 02/06/2004)
Cast: Gael García Bernal, Sofía Bertolotto, Mía Maestro, Rodrigo de la Serna, Mercedes Morán, Jean Pierre Noher, Facundo Espinosa, Sergio Boris, Alberto Granado, Marina Glezer, Susana Lanteri, Natalia Lobo, Maida Andrenacci, Bárbara Lombardo, Oscar Alegre, Fernando Farías, Pablo Macaya, Erto Pantoja, Brandon Cruz, Gustavo Bueno, Jorge Chiarella Krüger, Carolina Infante, Nidia Bermejo pert, Delfina Paredes, Antonella Costa, Gustavo Pastorini, Ricardo Díaz Mourelle, Matías Strafe, Carlos Rivkin, Daniel Kargieman, Marta Lubos, Gabriela Aguilera
Director: Walter Salles
Producer: Michael Nozik
Executive Producer: Robert Redford, Paul Webster
Film Editor: Daniel Rezende
Director of Photography: Éric Gautier
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Diarios de Motocycleta"
"Carnets de voyage"
"모터싸이클 다이어리"
"Diarios de motocicleta"

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