Ernesto

ErnestoProfile

  • Movie: Ernesto
  • Romaji: Erunesuto
  • Japanese: エルネスト
  • Director: Junji Sakamoto
  • Writer: Junji Sakamoto
  • Producer: Yukiko Shii
  • Cinematographer: Shingo Gima
  • Release Date: October 6, 2017
  • Runtime: 124 min.
  • Genre: Biopic
  • Distributor: Kino Films
  • Language: Spanish, Japanese
  • Country: Japan, Cuba

Plot

Freddy Maemura Hurtado (Joe Odagiri) is a second generation Japanese-Bolivian man. In 1962, he travels to Cuba to study medicine. There, Freddy Maemura Hurtado meets Che Guevara, a legendary Marxist revolutionary and doctor. When Freddy Maemura Hurtado learns that civil war has erupted in his home country of Bolivia, he decides to return there and fight along with Che Guevara’s army. He is given the nickname of Ernesto Medico.

Cast

  • Joe Odagiri – Freddy Maemura Hurtado (Ernesto Medico)
  • Kento Nagayama – Reporter Mori
  • Juan M. Valero – Che Guevara
  • Alexis Diaz de Villegas

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