• No (2013)


Release Date: February 15th, 2013

DVD Release Date: June 25th, 2013

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

In 1988, international pressure comes to bear on Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, forcing him to call a referendum on his presidency. The country will vote either yes or no on extending Pinochet's rule for another eight years. Leaders of the "no" movement recruit Rene Saavedra (Gael García Bernal), a young advertising executive, to spearhead their campaign. With few resources and constant scrutiny by the dictator's minions, Saavedra and his team hatch a bold plan to win the election.

Cast: Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro, Luis Gnecco, Antonia Zegers, Marcial Tagle, Néstor Cantillana, Jaime Vadell, Pascal Montero

Director: Pablo Larraín

Genres: Drama , Historical drama

Production Co: Canana Films, Participant Media

Keywords: Office, Tense, Rivalry, Underdog, Son, 1980s, Wife

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Anchored by an admirably measured performance from Gael Garcia Bernal as the maverick advertising ace who spearheaded the winning campaign, the quietly impassioned film seems a natural for intelligent arthouse audiences. show more

  • 100
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    No succeeds, wonderfully, because it knows how to sell itself. It is cool, witty, technically dazzling in a low-key and convincing way. show more

  • 100
    Chicago Sun-Times

    The film becomes a sort of boxing match, getting more intense with each round, building to an exciting finish. show more

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