City Newspaper review: In 1988, the Chilean government was forced to enact a referendum wherein the population would vote whether to keep then president/dictator Augusto Pinochet in power. A "yes" vote meant he stayed, "no" meant that democracy would win out and an election would be held to elect a new leader.
"No," Oscar-nominated last year for Best Foreign Film, tells the story of ad executive René Saavedra (Gael García Bernal, in one of his best performances), who was recruited…
Decent and well-made (not a surprise with Fincher at the helm), but still a bit of a disappointment. Maybe my expectations were too high due to the book/previous film series' immense popularity, but I was hoping for a bit more from the story than the fairly conventional murder mystery that it delivered.