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Year of Production 2017

Summer 1993

English title: Summer 1993
Original title: Estiu 1993
German title: Sommer 1993
Spain, 2017

Director: Simón, Carla
Production company: Inicia Films
Age recommendation: 11 years and up
Length: 96 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
Six-year-old Frida looks on in silence as the last objects from her deceased mother’s apartment are placed in boxes. In a send-off, her friends follow her car on foot waving goodbye. Although her uncle’s family welcomes her with open arms, it’s only very slowly that Frida begins to get used to her new home in the countryside, far away from her native Barcelona. Moments of youthful exuberance give way to ruminative detachment. At night, Frida prays for her mother, who she misses horribly, while during the day she attempts to find her place in this new life.

Festivals:
Berlinale Generation 2017 (awarded), Zlin 2017

World sales address/es:
New Europe Film Sales (PL)