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Carla Simón | Spain | 2017 | 96 min.
After her mother succumbs to the AIDS virus, six-year-old Frida is forced to start an entirely new life under the guardianship of her uncle. An impressive portrait of a strong little personality plays out against the backdrop of a family tragedy. Summer 1993 was developed in the Script Station in 2015 and Talent Project Market in 2016 and combines the efforts of Talents alumni working as director, writer, producer, co-producer and art director.
Born in Barcelona, Spain in 1986, she grew up in a Catalan village. She belongs to an extensive family which serves as a unending source of stories. She graduated in audiovisual communication at the Universitat Autònoma in Barcelona after spending a year studying at the University of California. She then studied on a TV Fiction course organised by Catalan Television and subsequently at the London Film School. Her short films have screened at numerous festivals. She participated in Berlinale Talents in 2015 where the screenplay for her debut feature film Estiu 1993 (Summer 1993) was selected for the Script Station.