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Historia del Miedo

Historia del Miedo

Benjamin Naishtat

Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, France, Qatar | 2014 | Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller | first feature film | running time: 79’

"The director turns his debut into a feature-length exploration of how terror of the unknown can become a destructive force."
Boyd van Hoeij - The Hollywood Reporter

festivals & awards

Competition, Berlinale 2014


When a heat wave grips the suburbs, blackouts and waves of pollution push the social order to the brink of collapse, forcing each inhabitant to confront his own motives, instincts and fears.


History of Fear
original title

Historia del Miedo


Drama, Mystery, Thriller


Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, France, Qatar

running time


produced by

Rei Cine - Argentina

in co-production with

Ecce Films - France
Mutante Cine - Uruguay
Vitakuben - Germany

directed by

Benjamin Naishtat


Visit Films

A hot summer. A private district with an enormous park. An abandoned plot of land in the suburbs and an uncontrollable wave of smoke spark uncertainty and chaos.
TFL Programmes

FrameWork 2011
Script&Pitch 2010

Benjamin Naishtat

Scriptwriter, Film Director

Benjamin Domenech

Distribution, Production