Source: The Hollywood Reporter
In Anabel Rodríguez Ríos’ immersive fly-on-the-wall documentary “Once Upon a Time in Venezuela,” one lakeside town serves as the embodiment of an entire nation racked by corruption, pollution, and rampant inflation as it slowly but surely drifts toward abandon.
Seven years in the making, the film is a testament to what happens when a chaotic and, many would say, illegitimate government wreaks havoc on its own populace, destroying lives and communities forged over several generations.
Indeed, the sad takeaway from this deep dive into Venezuelan affairs is that whether you’re on the left, the right, a purebred Chavista or a diehard anti-socialist, you may find yourself powerless against the colluding forces of nature and man.
Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter.
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