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“No”—Mad Men in Politics

   In this Chilean film, with uncanny similarities to the upcoming election in this country, we see how voting can be manipulated by brilliant promotional advertising. ”No” was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award in 2012. Gael García Bernal (best known for his role as Che Guevara in “Motorcycle Diaries” ) plays René Saavedra, a young advertising talent at the time that General Pinochet has been in power, a dictator backed by the US government and running for reelection in 1988 for another eight years. After fifteen years of military dictatorship and facing considerable...

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