Thu 01 Jan 1970
3.30pm, 6pm & 8.15pm
Chile, 2012. 118 mins. Dir. Pablo Larrain
One of the hits at Cannes 2012, No is a historical drama that delves deep into Pinochets dictatorship. Gael Garcia Bernal stars as Rene Saavedra, a talented young advertising executive who is tasked by Pinochets opposition to head up a campaign for a no vote in the countrys 1988 referendum.
Once in a while, a film comes along at Cannes that gets the blood pumping a work that seems destined to break out of the arthouse ghetto, that feels, above all, like a fresh vision and voice
. the premiere was greeted with whoops, cheers and seemingly unstoppable applause.