It is the summer of 1993 when Frida, six years old, moves from Barcelona to the Catalan countryside and to a new family. Fridas parents have both passed and now Frida is going to live with her uncle and his family. It is a new exciting environment with the forest, the mountains and the old stone house. The new family is very friendly and she has three-year-old Anna to play with. But Frida longs after her parents and there is a chaos of contradictory feelings. This award-winning autobiographical debut is both beautiful and touching. Carla Simón skillfully portrays young Frida in her sorrow and her attempts to accept major changes. The film was selected as Spain’s Oscar contribution 2018.
– Karin Johansson