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New Releases: 'No' is a savvy political satire
New Releases: 'No' is a savvy political satire

No Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday Formidable Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain does his best work with the sly satire rooted in history — and a recent Oscar nominee for foreign-language film. Gael García Bernal stars as a young advertising executive, hired to craft a campaign arguing for the ouster of President Augusto Pinochet. "No" fictionalizes an actual event, but Larrain also comments on political fervor, social change and how the superficial appeal of packaging can affect both. It's a savvy film, at once cynical and reassuring about why different generations make the choices they do. Bernal and Larrain bring additional...

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