Too Late to Die Young

Thursday, August 22 | 7:30 pm

“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. Winner of the Best Director prize at the prestigious Locarno International Film Festival, 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. Shot in dreamily diaphanous, sun-splashed images and set to period-perfect pop, the second feature from one of Latin American cinema’s most artful and distinctive voices is at once nostalgic and piercing, a portrait of a young woman—and a country—on the cusp of exhilarating and terrifying change.” -NYFF

Director Dominga Sotomayor | 2018 | In Spanish with English subtitles | 110 minutes | NR | DCP 

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