“NO” review: Chile – happiness is coming!

10/12/06 : Mort de Pinochet

Credit: – Vik –

No (2012, dir Pablo Larrain)

If I could have joined in the post-film discussion at the Tyneside Language Cafe after watching ‘No’, then I would. But I don’t speak Spanish. So I didn’t.  But I did review it! (in English)

“No’s backdrop is the referendum of 1988, when General Pinochet bowed to international pressure and ordered a vote to legitimise his military rule, in place since 1973. The choice was simple but stark, vote Yes to keep Pinochet, vote No to get rid….”

Read the rest of my review here.


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