When Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, facing international pressure, calls for a referendum on his presidency in 1988, opposition leaders persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra (Gael Garcia Bernal), to spearhead their campaign. With scant resources and constant scrutiny by the despot’s watchmen, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and free their country from oppression.

Infographic: ¡Adiós, Pinochet!

In 1988 the people of Chile had an opportunity to end a dictatorship at the ballot box. Click on the infographic below to see what happened…

The Hidden Costs of the Farm Bill

WINNER
Directors’ Fortnight
Art Cinema Award
Cannes Film Festival

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