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The Mount of Ants

Il monte delle formiche

Directed by Riccardo Palladino
Italy, 2017
Documentary

Synopsis

In a corner of the Bolognese by archaic traits, stands a mountain always been considered sacred. For the feast of the Nativity of Mary, every year for centuries, swarms of winged ants from all over Italy and even from Central Europe, coming on top of the “Mount of the Ants” to mate.

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The Mount of Ants Directed by Riccardo Palladino