ONCE UPON A STRIKE

UN PARO UNA VEZ ÉRASE

By Daniel TONITTO

DT FILMS - as PROD

Historical - Completed 2006

An X-ray on the 2002 Venezuelan oil strike to oust Chavez.

    • Year of production
    • 2006
    • Genres
    • Historical, Documentary, Environmental
    • Countries
    • VENEZUELA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Daniel TONITTO
    • Writer(s)
    • Daniel TONITTO
    • Synopsis
    • In December 2002, President Hugo Chavez pushes the Oil Company PDVSA into starting a general strike to oust him from power. While the Middle class and private TV stations march on, the OPEC members decide to support the Venezuelan President, the US and UK government get set to invade Iraq 6 months later. A year later Chavez will admit he pushed the strike in an effort to nationalize the Oil industry. A portrait of how to break a whole country apart.
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