The Motorcycle Diaries (Hành Trình Nam Mỹ) is a poignant and inspiring film based on the true story of two young men, Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado, who embark on a transformative journey across South America in 1952.
The film begins in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where Ernesto (later known as Che Guevara) is studying medicine and Alberto is working as a biochemist. Fueled by a shared desire for adventure and a desire to understand the social and economic disparities plaguing their continent, they decide to embark on a motorcycle trip that will take them through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela.
As they journey through breathtaking landscapes, encountering both natural wonders and poverty-stricken communities, Ernesto and Alberto witness firsthand the injustices and struggles faced by the indigenous people and the working class. Their experiences on the road deeply impact their beliefs, giving rise to their political awakening.
The film captures their encounters with various individuals, each leaving a lasting impression on them. They befriend miners, lepers, and local people who enlighten them about the realities of poverty and class inequality. Ernesto and Alberto’s idealism grows as they become fully aware of the exploitation that exists in the region.
Throughout the journey, Ernesto is increasingly drawn to the cause of revolution and social justice. He witnesses the power of united people fighting for their rights and is inspired by the spirit of rebellion. As they reach their final destination, Venezuela, Ernesto delivers a powerful speech, urging the masses to rise against oppression and imperialism.
The Motorcycle Diaries is a Beautifully shot and visually stunning film, capturing the stunning landscapes of South America. It expertly portrays the physical and emotional transformation of Ernest