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EL DESPERTAR DE LAS HORMIGAS NINEZ

EL DESPERTAR DE LAS HORMIGAS NINEZ

LANGUAGES: Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: DRAMA
Running Time: 17 min 46 seg
Year of production: 2016

SYNOPSIS

Luciana is 10 years old. She speaks to animals and has an special relationship with nature. During a family trip, she has some sensations for the first time ever, that will transform her world and trigger her curiosity, anger, confussion, guilt and fantasy.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Betta Films
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Luciana: Amanda Lucía Phllips
Madre | Mom: Vanessa Apablaza
Christian: Fabián Sáez
Ignacio: Ismael Coto

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Antonella Sudasassi
Screenwriter: Antonella Sudasassi
Producer: Amaya Izquierdo
Director of Photography: Nicolás Wong
Sound: Abraham Arce
Editing: Lorenzo Mora Salazar
Sound Editing: Carlos Aguilar

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Language: Spanish
Country of origin: Costa Rica
Year of production: 2016
Total running time: 17 min 46 seg
Shooting format: HD 2k
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 4/3
Sound format: Dolby

AWARDS

Mejor Cortometraje Centroamericano / Best Central American Short Film, Festival Ícaro de Cine Centroamericano (Guatemala, Noviembre 2018)

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Chicago Latino Film Festival (U.S.A., April 2017)
Expressions Short Film Festival (India, July, 2017)
Trinidad + Tobago International Film Festival (Trinidad and Tobago, September 2017)
Shnit WorldWide Film Festival (Costa Rica, October 2017)
Paris Courts Devant International Film Festival (France, November 2017)
Festival Internacional de Cine Infantil Cinema Crianza (Spain, December 2017)
Global Youth Film Festival of Lakshmipur (Bangladesh, January 2018)
The Fish&Chips International Erotic Film Festival (Italy, January 2018)
Hayah Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Panamá (Panamá, January 2018)
Festival de Cine Pobre Panalandia (Panamá, February 2018)
Noveaux Regards Film Festival of Guadeloupe (Guadeloupe, March 2018)
Art All Night - Trenton: 6th Annual Film Festival (U.S.A., May 2018)
CMS International Children Film Festival en Lucknow, India, 2018
Festival Ícaro de Cine Centroamericano (Guatemala, Noviembre 2018)

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Antonella Sudasassi (San José, Costa Rica, 1986) holds a degree in Communication from UCR. During her professional development she showed an inclination for the visual arts. In 2015 she started her project The Awakening of the Ants, which seeks to explore sexuality throughout the stages in woman’s life. In 2016 she premiered the project’s short film, Childhood (Best Central American Short Film, Icarus Festival, 2018) and in 2019 premiered her fictional feature film The Awakening of the Ants at the Forum (Berlinale).