Estiu 1993

Carla Simón

Spain 90 min min Fiction


A six years old girl, faces the first summer with her new adoptive family. An early coming of age drama about a girl who learns to fit in a new rural world while coping with the loss of her mother. *Catalan première

Festivals and Awards
Golden Biznaga in Málaga | Best First Feature and Best Film Generation Kplus Berlinale 2017


Carla Simón

She graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the UAB, studied for a year at the University of California and continued in London with a Master of Arts at the London Film School. Her first film, Estiu 1993 (D’A 2017 closing film), was a complete success and received awards all over the world. After passing through the Cannes Residence and winning the CNC and Eurimages awards in the development process of Alcarràs, her second feature, she won a historic Golden Bear at the Berlinale 2022.

Filmography: Alcarràs (2022, D’A 2022), Correspondencia (short, codirected, 2020), Después también (short, 2018), Estiu 1993 (2016, D’A 2017), Las pequeñas cosas (short, 2015), Lipstick (short, 2013), Born Positive (short, 2012) Lovers (short, 2010), Women (short, 2009)

Carla Simón

Film information

Original Title: Summer 1993
Director: Carla Simón
Script: Carla Simón
Contact: Avalon
With: Laia Artigas, Paula Blanco, Bruna Cusí, David Verdaguer
Country: Spain
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Length: 90 min min
Language: Catalan
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2017