The Spanish ribbon shot in Catalan summer 1993, by Carla Simón, has been left out of race to Oscar Awards for best Film in non-English language, in which only Latin production that has managed to pass has been Chilean a fantastic woman of Sebastián Lelio , as reported by Hollywood Academy in a statement.
The rest of candidates who still aspire to statuette are In Fade (Germany), in body and soul (Hungary), Foxtrot (Israel), Insult (Lebanon) and without Love (Russia), Félicité (Senegal), Wound (South Africa) and Square (Sweden).
Among 92 candidacies that aspired to Oscar in this category were, in addition to tape of Carla Simón, or films in Spanish language like Zama (Argentina), Tempest (Mexico) relative (Colombia).
Estiu 1993 is Simon's first opera and was premiered last June. His Oscar nomination would have joined several awards such as Biznaga de Oro at Malaga Film Festival, best Prima Opera Award and Gen Kplus Jury Grand Prix at 67 edition of Berlin International Film Festival.