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    Reader comments on The Motorcycle Diaries

    Subject: Re: A person with ideals, a trip tests believes
    Date: Oct 7, 2004
    Sender: MikePrevious | Next

    I agree, this is Che the young adventurer becoming sensitized to conditions in South America.

    This is NOT the later, radicalized Che who presided over the torture of prisoners of war, and even personally executed some of them during the Cuban revolution, or the later Che who managed the prison camps in which many political dissidents were executed during the early 1960s.

    We can enjoy the road trip film without celebrating Che's later actions, though I still prefer Y tu Mama Tambien.

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    A person with ideals, a trip tests believes

    When personal ideals meet cruel reality, some people will trade the ideals to survive, and others will stand up to whatever on the way. Che is the latter for sure. A person with deep believes. A person pursues such believes with determined mind and strong actions. Many of us wish we can speak up when facing unfairness and injustice, but in reality, many of us pretend nothing happened. So in some sense, Che is part of everyone, the part of us who we all hope we can be in life.
    No matter you agree with Che┴°s believes or not, this is a good movie to watch. I am glad the director portraits Che in a human being way, and leave the political believes to the audiences to decide. We can all interpret it in our own ways.






    Comment index:

  • A person with ideals, a trip tests believes   from Charlie, Oct 4, 2004
  • » Re: A person with ideals, a trip tests believes «   from Mike, Oct 7, 2004
  • Motorcycle Diaries   from A Cuban, Nov 24, 2004
  • I LOVE HIM   from Hortensia, May 25, 2005
  • Re: I LOVE HIM   from Lindsay, Dec 14, 2005
  • okay   from kelly, Apr 18, 2006
  • A person with ideals, a trip tests believes   from Charlie, Oct 4, 2004
  • » Re: A person with ideals, a trip tests believes «   from Mike, Oct 7, 2004
  • Motorcycle Diaries   from A Cuban, Nov 24, 2004
  • I LOVE HIM   from Hortensia, May 25, 2005
  • Re: I LOVE HIM   from Lindsay, Dec 14, 2005
  • okay   from kelly, Apr 18, 2006