Benicio Del Toro, ‘Che’

Lead actor in the mix

Del Toro took home the top actor prize at Cannes, so it’s already established that the performance is awards-worthy. But voters on the Croisette are an entirely different animal than here in the States, and while a four-hour “Che” might seem like an artistic triumph there, it’s asking a lot of voters to sit for that long when there is so much else they need to see.

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