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The film is autobiographical.
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Laia Artigas and Paula Robles were cast for Frida and Anna respectively because they displayed a power struggle relationship during the casting process.
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Spain's submission to the Foreign Language Film Award of the 90th Annual Academy Awards.
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Filmed in six weeks in the summer of 2016.
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Laia Artigas was the second-to-last girl auditioned for the role of Frida out of almost 1,000.
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Marga and Esteve represent the group of Catalonians known as neo-rural, who retreated from cities to villages and chose to lead a rural life for economic or spiritual reasons.
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The house and village squares featured in the film are where Carla Simón spent her childhood in la Garrotxa, Catalonia. The swimming pool is also where her new parents worked.
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Due to legal restrictions, the crew could only work for 8 hours per day with Laia Artigas and 6 hours per day with Paula Robles, although every scene features at least one of them.
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French visa # 146940.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Though not explicitly described in the film, Frida's parents died of AIDS. The sudden freedom brought about to Spanish people by Franco's death in 1975 led to a large consumption of drugs, which spurred the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and '90s.
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