Hey everybody! I'm here to tell you about the new film opening from director Steven Soderbergh: CHE. CHE, a two-part epic, stars Benecio Del Toro. Come spend your day with us and see CHE, opening January 16th. More details on the film and the theatre are below.
Special Roadshow Engagement at Embarcadero Center Cinema One Week Only
Both CHE films presented in one session, with intermission, for one ticket price. Includes souvenir program (while supplies last)
Landmark's Embarcadero Theatre, One Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level, San Francisco, (415) 267-4893
Tickets are $18.00 for general admission/evening and $15.00 for Matinee
Showtimes are 1:30 and 7:30
Tickets will be available January 13
Advance ticket purchase at: http://www.landmarktheatres.com/tickets and at theatre box office.
IFC Films presents CHE, an epic biopic presented as two films from Academy Award winning director Steven Soderbergh (TRAFFIC, ERIN BROKOVICH) and starring Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro (TRAFFIC, USUAL SUSPECTS). In Spanish, partially subtitled in English.
Official Film Website: http://www.ifcfilms.co...
Director Steven Soderbergh's two-part epic about the life of Ernesto "Che" Guevara stars Benicio Del Toro (Best Actor, 2008 Cannes Film Festival) in a tour de force performance as the legendary revolutionary. Part One shows how Che proved to be an indispensible fighter, along with Fidel Castro, in the overthrow of the corrupt dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. As he throws himself into the struggle, Che is embraced by his comrades and the Cuban people. Che rises to prominence in the Cuban Revolution, from doctor to commander to revolutionary hero.
Part Two shows Che at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. The story of the Bolivian campaign is a tale of tenacity, sacrifice, idealism, and of guerrilla warfare that ultimately fails, bringing Che to his death. Through this story, we come to understand how Che remains a symbol of idealism and heroism that lives in the hearts of people around the world.
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: BEST ACTOR (BENICIO DEL TORO)
OFFICIAL SELECTION: New York Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, AFI Film Festival
ONE OF THE BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR
Melissa Anderson, Time Out New York - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times - Scott Foundas, LA Weekly - J. Hoberman, The Village Voice - Ben Kenigsberg, Time Out Chicago - Glenn Kenny - Nathan Lee, WNYC - Mark Olsen - Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times - James Rocchi, Cinematical - Hank Sartin, Time Out Chicago - Amy Taubin, Film Comment - Jeffrey Wells, Hollywood Elsewhere
"CHE is a thing to be experienced. A GREAT MOVIE. " J. Hoberman, Village Voice
Official Website: http://www.ifcfilms.com/viewFilm.htm?filmId=1236
Added by landmark on December 30, 2008