The revolution will be marketed
Gael Garcia Bernal
Directed by Pablo Larrain

Augusto Pinochet, the benevolent-looking Chilean general who overthrew Allende in 1973—putting an end to a long spell of democracy--and oversaw seventeen years of terror, responsible for thousands dead and tens of thousands arrested, tortured and “disappeared” died in his bed (though under house arrest) in 2006. Wrangling over extradition procedures while he was holed up in London before being ... more >


Pinochet politics and rebellion

In 1988 Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency owing to international pressure. The country will vote "yes" or "no" to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders for the "No" persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra (played by Gael Garcia Bernal), to lead the campaign. Against all expectations, with scant ... more >