The awakening of the ants



Isabel is a 28-year-old seamstress. She is a good mother, wife and daughter-in-law and she teaches that to her daughters. Her family insists she should have another child, a boy, and this pressure awakens her to a progressive, silent, and unavoidable rebellion.


Year: 2019

Runtime: 88 min

Category: (NC-17)

Genre: Drama

Language: Spanish


Country: Costa Rica, Spain


Director(s): Antonella Sudasassi

Producer(s): Amaya Izquierdo, José Esteban Alenda

Cast: Daniela Valenciano, Leynar Gomez, Isabella Moscoso

Contact(s): Figa Films

Antonella Sudasassi

Antonella Sudasassi (San José, 1986) is an author and director with experience in communication and a strong inclination for visual arts, especially design and photography. As a Costa Rican, Italian who speaks Spanish, Italian, English and German, Antonella uses her multicultural training to create powerful international stories. Antonella graduated as a bachelor in Collective Communication and completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Audiovisual Production emphasis from the University of Costa Rica. In March 2017, she participated in the TALENTS program, at the Berlin film festival, in his edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), where she worked on his project “The Awakens of the ants”.


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