Мое путешествие с Че

Для миллионов молодых людей во всем мире знакомство с Эрнесто Че Гевара начнется с Гаэля Гария Берналя в роли Че и Родриго де ла Серна в роли его друга Альберто, откидывающих подножку перегруженного мотоцикла, вскакивающих на него и с грохотом отправляющихся на север в 8000-мильное путешествие через Южную Америку в фильме "Мотоциклетные дневники", основанном на дневниках Че Гевара.

Для тех из нас на Кубе, кто уже достаточно взрослый для того, чтобы предпринять подобное путешествие, наше собственное путешествие с Че - молодым человеком со смешным акцентом и беретом со звездой - началось менее романтично. "Pioneros por el comunismo, seremos como el Che! (Пионеры за коммунизм, мы будем такими как Че!)" - повторяли мы изо дня в день перед началом занятий.

Монотонное повторение этого текста становилось настолько скучным и утомительным, что какой-нибудь насмешник в классе неизменно интересовался, не превратит ли это "заклинание" нас всех в астматиков, как Че. Жизнь и деяния Че стали частью современной библии для молодых кубинцев И даже если бы мы и хотели отвергнуть все, что насильственно вкладывали в наши умы такими фразами и стихами вроде "Че Команданте", было сложно сопротивляться обаянию и страсти, исходящим из его писем и дневников.

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