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In this pseudo-biography of the legendary Cuban revolutionary -- played by Omar Sharif -- Che Guevara takes up the cause as a rebel fighter under the direction of Fidel Castro, played by Jack Palance. Guevara, a young Argentine doctor, proves his worth under the heat of guerilla warfare and, gaining the respect of his men, becomes the leader of a patrol. Castro is impressed by Guevara's tactics and strict discipline and makes him his chief advisor. When Castro defeats the Cuban dictator Batista after two years of fighting, Guevara, under Castro's nod, directs a series of massive reprisals -- but Guevara dreams of fermenting a worldwide revolution. After Castro backs down during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Guevara accuses Castro of being a Soviet dupe and leaves Cuba. Under disguise, Guevara lands in Bolivia, where he attempts to begin his dream of a worldwide peasant revolution, but the Bolivian poor will not follow his lead, and his band find themselves starving in the Bolivian jungle and pursued by the Bolivian army. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:May 29, 1969


Omar Sharif
as Che Guevara
Jack Palance
as Fidel Castro
Cesare Danova
as Ramon
Robert Loggia
as Faustino Morales
Woody Strode
as Guillermo
Barbara Luna
as Anita Marquez
Frank Silvera
as Goatherd
Albert Paulsen
as Capt. Vasquez
Linda Marsh
as Tania
Tom Troupe
as Felipe Munoz
Abraham Sofaer
as Pablo Rojas
Richard Angarola
as Col. Salazar
Sarita Vara
as Celia Sanchez
Paul Bertoya
as Raul Castro
Sid Haig
as Antonio
Paul Picerni
as Hector
Ray Martell
as Camilio Cienfuegos
Adolph Caesar
as Juan Almeida
Perry Lopez
as Rolanda
Adolph Caesar
as Juan Almeida


Richard Fleischer
Sy Bartlett
Sy Bartlett
Michael Wilson
Charles Wheeler
Lalo Schifrin
Composer (Music Score)
Marion Rothman
Arthur Lonergan
Art Director
Jack Martin Smith
Art Director
Walter Scott
Set Designer
David Dockendorf
Sound/Sound Designer
Don Bassman
Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Glassman
First Assistant Director

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