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No (I) (2012)

R  |   |  Drama  |  9 August 2012 (Chile)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum.

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Alfredo Castro ...
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Elsa Poblete ...
Diego Muñoz ...
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Sergio Hernández ...
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Paloma Moreno ...
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César Caillet ...
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Military dictator Augusto Pinochet calls for a referendum to decide his permanence in power in 1988, the leaders of the opposition persuade a young daring advertising executive - René Saavedra - to head their campaign. With limited resources and under the constant scrutiny of the despot's watchmen, Saavedra and his team conceive of a bold plan to win the election and free their country from oppression. Written by FICV

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Adiós, Mr. Pinochet.

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9 August 2012 (Chile)  »

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Heung jingfu syut bat  »

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$71,742 (USA) (15 February 2013)

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$2,341,226 (USA) (14 June 2013)
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The character René Saavedra, played by Gael García Bernal, is loosely based on Eugenio García. See more »

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Valse sentimentale in F minor, Op. 51 No. 6
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A movie in the Betamax quality
1 October 2012 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This is a Betamax quality movie. If you like history-related movies, this one is just for you! This movie tells history of Chile in Pinochet era from a "creative" perspective. It's always a pleasure to watch Gael Garcia Bernal who played a hero Ernesto Guevara de la Serna in Motorcyle Diaries, in this movie plays another hero: a genius advertiser who is the mastermind behind the NO campaign during Chilean political reform referendum in 1989. Horrible events such as tortures, imprisonment, street riots occurred during the Pinochet era was told, but never in a disturbing way to the audience. Whoever watches the movie may find lot of similarities in his/her countries past or current or future situation, which made the movie more attractive for me. Long after I have left the movie, I continue thinking about it; therefore, this movie is definitely going to be in my collection.


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