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Estiu 1993 (Summer 1993)

Summer 1993 film poster
  • Date: Wednesday 25th September
  • Time: 4pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

“Authentic and memorable… with maturity, empathy and heartfelt emotion”

Screen International

Set in the countryside of Catalonia and documenting the experiences of loss, transition and identity through the scenes of Frida (Laia Artigas) at play with her cousin, and now adopted sister Ana. Frida moves from urban Barcelona to the countryside of Girona, after losing her mother to the HIV AIDS virus.

“Stunning drama… what a lovely film it is”

The Guardian

Directed by Carla Simón who won the Goya Award for Best New Director.

The Child in Spanish and Latin American Cinema

After the success of last year’s Pedro Almodóvar Day held in collaboration with Exeter University, we are very pleased to announce a special day of Spanish language films. We are showing three films that showcase the child protagonist in films from Spain and Latin America.

Presented in collaboration with the Departments of Modern Languages and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, the films will be introduced by Professor Sally Faulkner (Head of Modern Languages and Professor of Hispanic Studies), Dr Natalia Pinazza (Lecturer in Portuguese Studies at the University of Exeter), and Rachel Beaney (PGR student at the University of Exeter).

There will be a Q&A following each screening. All screenings have English subtitles.

See also: La Mala Educación (Bad Education) and Linha de Passe (Life Goes On)

Thank you to Institut Ramon Llull for their support.

Film details

  • Director: Carla Simón
  • Cast: Laia Artigas, Paula Robles, Bruna Cusí
  • Length: 97 minutes
  • Year: 2018
  • Certificate: 12A

Watch the trailer