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Estiu 1993 (Summer 1993, 2017)

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Written and directed by Carla Simón

Starring: Laia Artigas, Paula Robles, Bruna Cusí, David Verdaguer

BY RAQUEL MARTÍNEZ

Summer 1993 is the first (and to this date, only) full-length film by Catalan director Carla Simón. Last year, Summer 1993 screened in Glasgow as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, where it received the Best Film award. This was hardly surprising, as Simón’s coming of age story had already bagged a few prizes all over Europe, including the Best First Feature Award at the prestigious Berlinale. Ignoring the tense relations between Catalonia and Spain at the time, Read More…