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MOVIE NOTESMOTORCYCLE DIARIESMotorcycle Diaries IntroHe considers this the most awesome travel, buddy, action, physical action. Geography film we could watch for this classIt’s from 2004 and is a historical piece that is based on real events and a real personoErnesto “Che” GuevaraDirected by a Brazilian guy named Walter Salice and he really uses the landscape as part of his action It’s based on Journal entries by Ernesto oHe and his traveling companion AlbertoThe film is 130 minutes long Che was involved heavily in the Cuba revolution and was a Marxist but the movie doesn’t really go into thatoIt’s about a road trip they did across South America and the movie is filmed at the location that they say they are in during the film (pay attention to the subtitles) Where do they go on this adventure? (Che is maybe 23 and Alberto is supposed to be about 30) oThey start in Buenos Aires, Argentina (the capital) because they are Argentinians