Steven Soderbergh's competition title Che will be released by Fox in Spain as two separate films.

The deal was done by Spanish company Telecinco with Fox directly. The remaining territories are being sold by Wild Bunch.

'The first film [The Argentine] will be released by Fox in September, and the second [Guerrilla] will follow after that, although the date is yet to be confirmed,' Pedro Uriol of Morena Films, Che's Spanish producers told Screen.

There has been some consternation over releasing Che in Cannes as one four and a half hour film. But the producers have insisted that the film be split into two for its theatrical release in Spain.

The Argentine will follow Che Guevarra, played by Benicio Del Toro, and his involvement in the Cuban revolution and the second will chart his exploits in Bolivia before his death.