Julio Antonio Mella: Cuban political activist who becomes a leading figure among Mexican communists. Handsome - known as “Adonis of the Left” – and a powerful speaker, Mella works closely with Tina and encourages her venture into photojournalism for the communist Mexican newspaper El Machete. He and Tina start their passionate affair once Guerrero leaves the scene. Loves Tina. Loves the revolution. Loves to dance.