In Carla Simon’s touching autobiographical film, six-year-old Frida looks on in silence as the last objects from her recently deceased mother’s apartment in Barcelona are placed in boxes. Although her aunt, uncle, and younger cousin Anna welcome her with open arms, it’s only very slowly that Frida begins to get used to her new home in the countryside. Punctuated by moments of youthful exuberance and mature ruminations, this coming of age drama, set amongst summery hues, is an extraordinarily moving snapshot of being a child in an adult world, anchored by flawless performances by its two young stars.

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Critics Consensus: Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) finds writer-director Carla Simon drawing on personal memories to create a thoughtful drama elevated by outstanding work from its young leads.

Information

Studio
Oscilloscope Laboratories
Genre
Independent
Released
Copyright
© Iicia Films, Avalon P.C. 2017

Languages

Primary
Spanish (Spain) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
English (United States) (Subtitles)

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