BELOVED PRESENCES

QUERIDAS PRESENCIAS

By Norberto FORGIONE

INTI PRODUCCIONES - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2014

The Che´s guerrilla in Bolivia has left marks that give body to the presence beyond the myth. During 8 months the army and the guerrilla will be the main characters of a struggle to death. On October 1967 Che Guevara, along with his partners, will be murdered in a little town called La Higuera.

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    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 113 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Norberto FORGIONE
    • Writer(s)
    • Norberto FORGIONE
    • Producer(s)
    • Norberto FORGIONE (Inti Producciones), Claudia RABANAQUE (Inti Producciones)
    • Synopsis
    • The guerrilla commanded by Che Guevara in Bolivia has left marks that give body to the presence beyond the myth.
      In the middle of the cold war and the Chinese soviet confrontation, Che high leader of Cuban´s revolution, he is not attached any dogmas. He breaks the shape, he starts to feel as an uncomfortable presence.
      In Argelia he accused socialists more advanced countries of being party of the imperial exploitation. In 1965 he leads a failed mission in the Congo, which will be the opening to the incursion of the Guerrilla in Bolivia.
      An heterogeneous group of fighters will try to accomplish a dream: The revolution of a Continent.
      The testimony of farmers, some survivors and witnesses, and parts of diaries written by the guerrillas get us close to the experiences of this group.
      During 8 months the army and the Guerrilla will be the main characters of a struggle to death on a hostile territory. The civil population will be fear witness of what happened, sometimes they will be in solidarity to the guerrillas, but at the same time they will tell about them to the army.
      On October of 1967, Che together with his partners will be murdered in a school, in a little town in Bolivia called La Highera.

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