New Movies: Batman in Fatigues

"Revolt and revolution both wind up at the same crossroads," wrote Albert Camus. "The police, or folly." The men who made Che chose folly. As Scenarists Michael Wilson and Sy Bartlett saw it, the Cuban revolution was just a Caribbean comic strip drawn in that country's green and peasant land. Its luminaries, Che Guevara (Omar Sharif) and Fidel Castro (Jack Palance) are Batman and Robin in fatigues. Che formulates the plans with a marvelously worldly wisdom, Fidel dimly grins; all that is missing is a light bulb over his head. When Guevara...

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