The Awakening of the Ants

The Awakening of the Ants (Spanish: El despertar de las hormigas) is a 2019 Costa Rican drama film directed by Antonella Sudasassi. It was selected as the Costa Rican entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.[1]

The Awakening of the Ants
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Film poster
Directed byAntonella Sudasassi
StarringAdriana Alvarez
Release date
  • 12 February 2019 (2019-02-12) (Berlin)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryCosta Rica


A young wife and mother's imagination helps her escape societal and domestic oppression.[2]


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  1. ^ Mojica, Yamlek (12 September 2019). "Película "El despertar de las hormigas" representará a Costa Rica en los Óscar y Goya". Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  2. ^ "The Awakening of the Ants". The Stranger. Retrieved 20 September 2019.

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