About

"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.

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Directed by

Walter Salles

Written by

José Rivera (Screenplay)

Runtime

126 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, France, Argentina, Chile, Peru

Language

Spanish

Tagline

Before he changed the world the world changed him.

Cast

Keywords

brazilian asthma argentina revolution motorcycle communist peru cuban revolution chile che guevara biochemist guajira peninsula leper colony

Photos

Lists

#404 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay