Assignment: Venezuela is a fabulously 50’s old film about an American oil executive who has to move to South America for his profession. The film is packed with 1950’s cultural values and perspective. The shots of Venezuela in the 50s are gorgeous, and make for a fun travelogue and historical exploration of this beautiful country. The lives of the people are also shown: at work, at bars, or at home. The film also hints at the trappings of globalization, implications that would continue to change the landscape of business and cultural exchange in the coming decades. Assignment: Venezuela offers valuable information and insight on several engaging topics.