Chavez: Inside the Coup

Critics Consensus

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised is as persuasive and engrossing as it is unapologetically biased.



Total Count: 47


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Movie Info

While Irish filmmakers Kim Bartley and Donnacha O'Briain were in Venezuela to make a documentary about the charismatic, democratically elected president, Hugo Chavez, they ended up witnessing the failed coup that took place in April 2002 when a group of oil-interested parties tried to remove Chavez from office.


Critic Reviews for Chavez: Inside the Coup

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Audience Reviews for Chavez: Inside the Coup

  • May 29, 2009
    Rarely has the usage of the phrase "at the right place, at the right time" been more apt. Makes for a fantastic double-feature with "Puente Llaguno: Claves de Una Masacre"
    Eduardo C Super Reviewer
  • Apr 04, 2008
    Amazing Documentary about the Coup to overthrow Hugh Chavez
    Ken S Super Reviewer

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