About

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’ vote persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra, to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and whil...

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Directed by

Pablo Larraín

Written by

Pedro Peirano (Screenplay)
Antonio Skármeta (Theatre Play)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

United States of America, France, Mexico, Chile

Language

Spanish

Tagline

¡Adiós, Pinochet!

Cast

Keywords

based on true events intimidation chile democracy dictatorship pinochet-regime oppression advertising agency campaign referendum advertising jingle

Lists

#22 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2013 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#584 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year