The first incursions obeyed to the desire to find gold and as they failed in their search, since Venezuela had few mines in the accessible parts, arose the myth of El Dorado and the mysterious city of Manoa possibly invented by the Indians to keep away the conquerors. () Depons affirmed at the beginning of the last century (19th) that the greatest advantage enjoyed by the provinces of Caracas is not have mines in exploitation. Profound observation of Depons () that inevitably brings to mind, with all its profound meaning, the imprecation: mercy, oil! () about the negative aspects of oil exploitation (Vandellos, quoted by D Ascoli, 1970, pp. 45-46). Dead pit and Maracaibo Oil Company try to a reflection.
And because we understand now – begins to understand the object in this case: the attitude and always national collective life – as that which can be knowledge or sensitivity on the part of the subject in this case: the same collective, always national. That is, collective fact subject and object, collective running vivisection of himself, which is profoundly, that becomes its own voyeur. Dead pit and Maracaibo Oil Company have another point in its favor. They were achievements that preceded the year 1975: year that constitutes a forced reference point to talk about the start of our industry Film. It is time that the Venezuelan cinema begins to produce a significant number of films that combine techniques and aesthetic enough as to enter the competition in the national market (Aguirre y Bisbal, 1980, p. 42). Because before having financial resources and supports public and private, as well as domestic market and the possibility of competing at festivals, cesspool and Maracaibo Oil Company attempted to delve into a subject search for identification of the self. BIBLIOHEMEROGRAFIA Aguirre, j.
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