The Threat

La Minaccia


  • Luca Bellino, Silvia Luzi
  • Italy
  • 2008, 86 min
Script: Luca Bellino, Silvia Luzi
Photography: Luca Bellino
Editing: Luca Bellino
Sound: Stefano Grosso
Music: Piero Messina
Color: Colour
Language: Italian

Could any of the South American countries choose to head towards socialism in a post-ideological age? That, together with a consciousness that the US Army doctrine of waging asymmetric wars perceives Venezuela as a threat, was the starting point of Italian filmmakers traveling with Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez to large oil reserves. Chávez strives to define the South American nations´ blunders in their erratic search of social and economic balance.

Photo Gallery

Festival edition: 2008
Sections: Opus Bonum
Exhibition format: DigiBeta PAL
Subtitle languages: English


The leitmotif of this year’s edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF will be memory