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The Motorcycle Diaries Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gael Garcia Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna

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In 1952, two friends -- a 23-year-old medical student and a 29-year-old biochemist from Rio de Janeiro -- decide to take an 8,000-kilometer motorcycle trip along the length of the South American continent. They head out from Argentina and into Chile in a smoky and undependable 1939 Norton, seeing lots of beautiful scenery, meeting displaced natives, and volunteering at a leper colony for several months in Peru. Gradually, the experience changes them, especially Ernesto. This movie is based on the journals of Che Guevara, the comrade of Fidel Castro.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Road trip    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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