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Type of media Film

Approved Running time 257m 4s

BBFCInsight Contains strong language and infrequent bloody war violence

Director(s) Steven Soderbergh

Cast includes Benicio Del Toro, Benjamin Bratt, Franka Potente, Lou Diamond Phillips, Kaheil Mendez, Julia Ormond, Edgar Ramirez, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Demian Bichir, Rodrigo Santoro

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 24/03/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CHE is a two part story covering events in the life of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara by Steven Soderbergh. In part one, Che takes part in the Cuban revolution, in part two he moves to Bolivia to attempt a similar revolution.

CHE was classified ‘15’ for strong language and infrequent bloody war violence. The film contains several uses of strong language. At ‘15’ the guidelines state that: 'There may be frequent use of strong language'.

Additionally scenes of gun battles in towns and countryside offer a few images of bloody bullet injury wounds and blood pools, plus an eviscerated pig and a verbal reference to rape. The film also includes several execution sequences.

Generally the violence is portrayed with only small amounts of blood and injury on view.

At 15 BBFC Guidelines state that 'Violence may be strong but may not dwell on the infliction of pain and injury'.


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