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Project in Development

Original title: Así como las Dormilonas

Genre: Roadmovie – Thriller

Language: Spanish

Production Countries: Costa Rica, México & España

Synopsis: Four young women run away in a journey  from the mountain to the Caribbean jungle of Costa Rica, during the trip they will be in constant danger, which will make them face their past in search of the own personal liberation.


Adrián Castro Baeza. Photography: Pablo Murillo

Adrián Castro Baeza 

Screenwriter and Director

Adrián Castro Baeza is a Costa Rican film and theatre director, scriptwriter and choreographer. His formal studies in business in Costa Rica are a complement  with his film directing studies in the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. While in Argentina, he wrote and directed the shortfilm “Hablemos bajito para que no nos escuchen” premiered in DIVERCINE Uruguay. He has also worked as a PA in the feature film Focus, for Warner Brothers starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, the documentary for Animal Planet “Toucan Lost Paradise” and the show Fuerza Bruta. Recently he was the executive producer and director of the Costa Rican production of West Side Story and Chicago on stage. For television he was the director of the 11th season of El Show de la Media Docena, one of the longest running TV shows in national television.Currently, he is very active as Directors Assistant in diverse movies and hight scale TV ads.

Marysela Zamora

Executive Producer

Marysela Zamora, Directora Ejecutiva

Marysela Zamora is a film and performing arts producer based in Costa Rica. She is the founder of Fabrica de Historias (artistic and creative production company) and Nosotras Women Connecting (gender equality initiative). Marysela Zamora was the producer of marketing and distribution of the feature film Red Princesses (Princesas Rojas, 2013), directed by Laura Astorga Carrera,  winner of multiple awards including Best Opera Prima in Los Angeles International Film Festival, Costa Rica International Film Festival and Festival Internacional de Cine Margarita, Venezuela. She also directed and produced the short film Cualquier Dia (Any Other Day, 2015) official selection of Chicago Feminist Film Festival, All the Lights Films Festival, Miami Short Film Festival and Guanajuato Film Festival, awared Best Costa Rican Short Film in the Ludico Iberoamerican Film Festival and Best Child Actress in Cineframe Film Festival.  

Zamora holds a degree in Communication Science from the University of Costa Rica. In 2014, she completed the Community Solutions Program along with George Mason University, this program picks leaders from around the world for a intensive professional program from the State Department. In 2017, Marysela was part of the prestigious  Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative y recently she got into the accelerator program for business women of Central America, WE Americas. Zamora is a speaker and writes in Delfino.com and Forbes Centroamerica.

Creative Team 

Executive Producers: Marysela Zamora, Marco Salgado  & Marichu Sanz.

Production Companies: Fábrica de Historias, Boca del Cielo Producciones  & Acheron Films.

Screenwriter and Director: Adrián Castro Baeza.

Script Supervisor: Elisa Puerto.

Direction of Photography: Paulo Soto.

Art Director: Oscar Soto.

Costume Design: Tania Ballve

Sound Design: Daniel Alarcón Villamizar

Music Composition: Camilo Froideval

Associated Producer: Christian Herrera

Associated Producer Company: Cine House Costa Rica

Journey of the Project 

Supported by: Programa Ibermedia.

Labs & Workshops : Panama Film Lab & Guadalajara Talents Coproduction Meeting

Markets and Industry Sections:  Marche Du Film, American Film Market, Coproduction Meeting Guadalajara International Film Market & Industria Section from  Costa Rica Festival Internacional de Cine.