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Chevolution

Chevolution

Documentary | English, Spanish | 86 minutes

Company

Magnolia Pictures


Cast & Crew

Directors

Luis Lopez, Trisha Ziff

Cast

Antonio Banderas, Gael García Bernal


Synopsis

CHEVOLUTION examines the history and legacy of the photo Guerrillero Heroico taken by famous Cuban photographer Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez. This image has thrived for the decades since Che Guevara’s death and has evolved into an iconic image, which represents a multitude of ideals. The documentary film explores the story of how the photo came to be, its adoption of multiple interpretations and meanings, as well as the commercialization of the image of Ernesto “Che” Guevara.

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Completion Year

2008


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