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Japan Cinema Now: Ernesto pays tribute to a Che Guevara comrade

The release of writer-director Junji Sakamoto’s new film couldn’t be better timed. The Japan-Cuba co-production was planned for a rollout coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the deaths of Ernesto “Che” Guevara, the Argentinian physician, author and Marxist revolutionary, and “Ernesto Medico,” the Japanese-Bolivian who fought with him and was also killed in a CIA-assisted […]