Spain / 2017 / 96 min
Spain, summer 1993. Following the death of her parents, six years old Frida faces the first summer with her new adoptive family in the Catalan province. The country life is a challenge for Frida – time passes differently in her new home and the nature that surrounds her is mysterious and estranging. She now has a little sister for whom she has to take care of and has to deal with new feelings, such as jealousy. Before the season is over, the girl has to learn to cope with her emotions and her parents have to learn to love her as their own daughter.
Director: Carla Simon
Born in 1986. She studied at the University of California and the Audiovisual Communication Department of Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. After that, she directed TV series and programmes for TV Catalan. After being awarded the prestigious scholarship of Obra Social "la Caixa", Carla moved to the UK to study at the London Film School, where she wrote and directed the documentary Born Positive and the fiction Lipstick, both short films selected to numerous international film festivals.
Selected filmography: Born Positive (2012), Lipstick (2013), Summer 1993 (2017)
Cast: Laia Artigas, Paula Robles, Bruna Cusí, David Verdaguer, Fermi Reixacha