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Monday, April 25, 2005

Let The World Change You...

While The Motorcycle Diaries is not necessarily a brand new film, I finally had the privilege of seeing it this weekend. Based on the memoirs of Ernesto "Che" Guevara, and written during an extensive motorcycle trip through Latin America with his friend Alberto Granada during the early 1950s, the lush scenery and intimate character development in this film is incredible.

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Pictured: Alberto Granado (Rodrigo de la Serna) and Ernesto "Che" Guevara (Gael GarcBernal) in The Motorcycle Diaries.

You almost immediately forget about the subtitles, which is often hard for me to do, and slip into what feels like an extended dream sequence. As Ernesto and Alberto cycle along, the backdrops and characters bubble with life, from sputtering along on beautiful winding mountain roads and walking among Incan ruins, to navigating through overpopulated cities, talking with displaced indigenious people, and struggling to push onward once their money has all but run out—their travels are at once invigorating and heartbreaking. I haven't seen a film for sometime that actually held my interest mentally and visually as well as this did.

13 Comments:

At 7:25 PM, Blogger Mike Woodfill said...

I just saw this movie on Friday (finally). Seriously a great movie! Made me want to buy a motorcyle and play soccer with lepers!

 
At 10:24 AM, Anonymous Sugar said...

I saw this movie a couple weeks ago. I thought it was amazing. Very emotional from beginning to end. Inspiring.

 
At 3:04 PM, Blogger Benjamin Deem said...

I have not seen the movie. I just wanted to write something to feel cool and included!

 
At 3:16 PM, Blogger Matthew Newton said...

I recommend renting the movie. That is, if you can pull yourself away from the all-night toga parties, beer-induced comas, and girls gone wild action of collegiate life.

 
At 2:12 AM, Blogger scribe called steff said...

Have you seen The City of God yet?

Now there's a brilliant movie. The subtitles never bothered me at all.

I mean to see the MC Diaries soon-- the opportunity has continued to elude me. City of God, though, has become one of my all-time favourite movies and I consider its director to be absolutely brilliant.

So brilliant I endeavour to one day remember the guy's name.

Anyhow... first time here. I'll be back. Swing by and say hi sometime, if you like.

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At 2:13 AM, Blogger scribe called steff said...

And I'm looking forward to soccer with lepers.

Thank god it's a low-contact sport. In theory.

 
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