Too Late to Die Young (Tarde Para Morir Joven)
$12 General Admission
The year 1990 was when Chile transitioned to democracy, but all of that seems a world away for 16-year-old Sofia, who lives far off the grid in a mountain enclave of artists and bohemians. Too Late to Die Young takes place during the hot, languorous days between Christmas and New Year’s Day, when the troubling realities of the adult world—and the elemental forces of nature—begin to intrude on her teenage idyll. A gorgeous and sun-splashed portrait of youth—and a country—on the cusp of exhilarating and terrifying change.
Winner of the Golden Leopard for Best Director, 2018 Locarno Film Festival.
“Captain Fantastic meets Lucrecia Martel in a stunning tale of growing up in small moments.” – IndieWire
“A satisfying sensorial work, unmistakably grounded in independent South American cinema.” – Variety
“Sotomayor’s work possesses a sense of authenticity that only deeply autobiographical features bestow.” – Film Stage
“Sublime! Its human concerns and its aesthetics are universal, transporting us outside of time itself.” — David Bax, Battleship pretension.com
“One of 2019’s great discoveries… a powerful character study that’s mature and warm, with great intimacy and boundless humanity…” – Joshua Brunsting, Criterion Cast
“Too Late to Die Young says just as much about our experiences—our heartbreaks, curiosity and resilience—as it does about this specific chapter in Chile’s history.” – Monica Castillo, RogerEbert.com