Tuesday 18th September 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
Autobiographical debut from Spanish writer-director Carla Simón. After her parents die of AIDS, a six-year-old girl is sent from her home in Barcelona to live with her uncle, aunt and their daughter in rural Catalunia. Rather than a linear story, Simón structures the film as a collection of memories.
Spain 2017 – Catalán with subtitles – Directed by Carla Simón with Laia Artigas, Paula Blanco, Etna Campillo, Bruna Cusi – 98 min
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