Humberto Fontova | Dec 22, 2018
“The film’s (“Che,” directed by Steven Soderbergh, produced by Benicio Del Toro in partnership with Stalinist Cuba’s propaganda ministry) production crew spent six years in Cuba investigating everything about Che Guevara."
(NOT Miami, please note, where people who knew Che can talk truthfully about him without fear of firing squads and torture chambers!)
“I remember sitting with Che’s wife Aleida who told me “it’s not important if you resemble Che physically, the important thing is to understand the person. ... And Che Guevara’s person educated me about my roots of being a Latin-American and a Puerto-Rican.”
(Benicio Del Toro in an interview with Vladimir Putin’s propaganda organ RT during the Havana Film Festival last week.)
Nothing new here, amigos. In fact:
“I’d like to dedicate this award to the man himself, Che Guevara! I wouldn't be here without Che Guevara, and through all the awards the movie gets you'll have to pay your respects to the man!...Ideologically I feel very close to Che." Thus gushed Benicio Del Toro (made a multi-millionaire mostly by American audiences) while accepting the ‘best actor’ award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role glorifying Che Guevara (who denounced Americans as “hyenas fit only for extermination!”)
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