Summer 1993

Film stills

- Žinai, kodėl man tiek daug pridovanojo?

- Kodėl?

- Nes mane labai myli. Visi, kurie man padovanojo, labai mane myli. Bet tau negalima jų liesti. Pažadi?

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. 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.


Berlin Internaional Film Festival – Best First Feature Award, Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury

Carla Simón

Carla Simón studied at the University of California and the Audiovisual Communication Department of UniversitatAutònoma of Barcelona. After that she directed TV series and programmes for TV Catalan, as well as the documentary Born Positive and the fiction Lipstick, both short films selected in numerous international film festivals. Summer 1993 is her feature film debut.