Rebel Objects

  • 10 10
  • 2020
  • 71min
Rebel Objects
  • Original Title: Objetos Rebeldes

A filmmaker returns to Costa Rica to confront her father's mortality and becomes intertwined with the mysteries of the country's ancient stone spheres, blending personal journey with cultural exploration.

Rebel Objects

OFFICIAL SELECTION: IDFA. International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam/ Seattle International Film Festival/ Guanajuato International Film Festival

Rebel Objects - Personal, Mystical, Cultural

In this poignant documentary, anthropologist and filmmaker Carolina Arias Ortiz embarks on an emotional journey back to her homeland of Costa Rica, driven by the news of her father's failing health and the inevitability of his passing. Amidst this personal turmoil, Carolina finds herself drawn into the fascinating world of archaeologist Ifigenia Quintanilla, who is delving into one of Costa Rica's most enigmatic cultural treasures: the mysterious large stone spheres dotting the landscape. As Carolina navigates the complexities of her family relationships and impending loss, she also explores the rich tapestry of myths and history surrounding these ancient artifacts, weaving together a narrative that is both deeply personal and culturally significant.

Production Companies

Mito Producciones

La Linterna Films

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