Too Late to Die Young
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Festival in Media
Section: Horizons
Country: Chile 
Year: 2018

Too Late to Die Young

58 minutes/color




During the summer of 1990 in Chile, a small group of families lives in an isolated community right below the Andes, building a new world away from the urban excesses, with the emerging freedom that followed the recent end of the dictatorship. In this time of change and reckoning, 16-year-old Sofía and Lucas, and 10-year-old Clara, neighbors in this dry land, struggle with parents, first loves, and fears, as they prepare a big party for New Year’s Eve. They may live far from the dangers of the city, but not from those of nature.



Director: Dominga Sotomayor

Screenplay: Dominga Sotomayor

Cinematographer: Inti Briones

Editing: Catalina Marín Duarte

Producer: Rodrigo Teixeira, Dominga Sotomayor



Demian Hernández, Antar Machado, Magdalena Tótoro, Matías Oviedo, Andrés Aliaga, Antonia Zegers, Alejandro Goic, Mercedes Mujica, Eyal Meyer, Gabriel Cañas, Michael Silva



Circe Films, Cinestación (CL), RT Features (BR), Ruda Cine (AR)

World sales:

Stray Dogs




Dominga Sotomayor

She studied Audiovisual Directing at Universidad Católica de Chile, and a

Masters in Directing at ESCAC in Barcelona. In 2015 she premiered her mid-length Mar at Berlinale Forum. In 2009 she co-founded Cinestación, a leading production company based in Santiago where she produces auteur filmmaking in Latin-America.



2008 Debajo (Short)

2008 La montaña (Short)

2008 Noviembre (Short)

2012 Thursday Till Sunday

2013 La isla (Short)

2014 Mar

2016 Los Barcos (Short)

2018 Too Late to Die Young