2nd November 2005
CINEMA SERIES EMBARKS ON A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY
film, based on the books written by the famous
revolutionary Che Guevara and his companion Alberto Granado about a journey of self-discovery across
Walter Salles’ adaptation of ‘The Motorcyle Diaries’ follows the lives of Grando, a 29-year-old biochemist, and Guevara, an asthma-stricken 23-year-old medical student, as they embark on a mammoth road trip to fulfil a dream they share to explore Latin America.
film is about the relationships of these two men as they travel through
disparate conditions to see the truth behind
don't want to see the artificiality of the capital city or the rich but the
honest, hard-working Spanish people of
For the two the social struggles and injustices witnessed en route awaken their political consciousness — and in the case of Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna seal his future as a revolutionary icon.
‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ will be shown on Monday 7th November in the Jackson Lecture Theatre at 7pm. All are welcome and admission is free.
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