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Wild Bunch - CHE – PART I

Steven Soderbergh




Screening room

Status: Completed

Director(s): Steven Soderbergh

Main cast: Julia Ormond, Benicio Del Toro, Oscar Isaac

Long synopsis : On November 26, 1956, Fidel Castro sails to Cuba with eighty rebels. One of those rebels is Ernesto “Che” Guevara, an Argentine doctor who shares a common goal with Fidel Castro - to overthrow the corrupt dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Che proves indispensable as a fighter, and quickly grasps the art of guerrilla warfare. As he throws himself into the struggle, Che is embraced by his comrades and the Cuban people. the argentine tracks Che’s rise in the Cuban Revolution, from doctor to commander to revolutionary hero.


  • Julia Ormond, Benicio Del Toro, Oscar Isaac, Pablo Guevara, Franklin Díaz, Armando Suárez Cobián


  • Producer(s): Laura Bickford, Benicio Del Toro
  • Director(s): Steven Soderbergh
  • Screenplay: Peter Buchman, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara
  • DP: Steven Soderbergh
  • Editing: Pablo Zumárraga
  • Original Music: Alberto Iglesias
  • Set Design: Antxón Gómez
  • Original Title: ARGENTINE (THE)
  • Genre(s): Biography, Historical Drama

  • Production company: GUERRILLA FILMS LLC
  • Production date: 2008
  • Language: Spanish
  • Duration: 131 min
  • Festival de Cannes 2008 - Competition
    Award(s) : Award for Best Actor
  • Goya Awards 2009
    Award(s) : Best Actor & Best Production Design
  • Toronto International Film Festival 2008
  • New York Film Festival 2008
  • Stockholm Film Festival 2008
  • Dubai International Film Festival 2008
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival 2009
  • Jerusalem Film Festival 2009