Beryl Sokoloff and Hy Hirsh
- Film, Media & Entertainment
- James Bridges Theater, Los Angeles CA
Sneak Preview of:
--followed by Q&A with Gael Garcia Bernal and Pablo Larrain--
Directed by Pablo Larrain
Runtime: 118 minutes, Year: 2012
Country: Chile, Language: Spanish
Presentation format: DCP
About the film:
In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote YES or NO to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders for the NO persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra (Gael Garcia Bernal), to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and under scrutiny by the despot’s minions, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and set Chile free.
"A singular biopic and a snapshot of a society renewed, NO unaffectedly celebrates faith in democracy, and, surprisingly, truth in advertising."
R. Kurt Osenlund,
Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, 2013 Academy Awards
CICAE Award, Cannes Film Festival
National Board of Review Award
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