Too Late to Die Young (Tarde para morir joven) Reviews

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October 20, 2019
Dominga Sotomayor returns to the nostalgia of childhood and finds space, even, for reverie and convention. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 1, 2019
I love this perfectly lovely little movie.
September 26, 2019
A tender portrait of children deserting their fidelity to the optimism in which they can no longer believe.
September 11, 2019
Watching Too Late to Die Young felt like being carried by a gentle stream. It has a dreamlike, even-keeled quality one doesn't find in many Hollywood movies.
August 29, 2019
We observe, invited to share if we can escape our conventional world for theirs.
July 31, 2019
The stillness of the camera allows the viewer to experience these peoples' surroundings, a peacefulness that welcomes you in and makes you want to stay ... for a while, at least.
July 26, 2019
Focusing on giving a sincere portrayal of adolescence, Too Late To Die Young professes a turbulent intimacy with controlled pace and assured narrative construction.
July 11, 2019
Much like life itself, it is a meandering, seemingly directionless tale but no less enrapturing for it; moments of breathtaking beauty are woven in with the mundane everyday to create a vibrant tapestry of life on the cusp of great change.
July 10, 2019
Too Late weaves its own spell, one that will resonate with many people who were once young and are starting to forget what that was all about.
July 1, 2019
It's because of this exhaustive development of nostalgia... that you can forgive the script that at times resorts to broad strokes. [Full review in Spanish]
July 1, 2019
The director Dominga Sotomayor works the plot always with discretion and malice. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 17, 2019
Too Late to Die Young's strengths lie in the expansiveness of both its portraiture and its mise en scène: while Hernández gives a moving, nuanced performance, Sofia's emotional turmoil is more affecting for being placed against those around her
June 10, 2019
It's a film that plays like a dream remembered, floating in and out of lives and conversations, having both a warmth and, come the final act, a shattering sense of reality that leaves the viewer utterly shellshocked.
June 10, 2019
For better and worse (mostly better), Too Late To Die Young is a mood movie, situated on an emotional precipice.
June 10, 2019
"Too Late to Die Young" almost has a timeless quality to it, a period unencumbered by outdated tech and dusty cultural references. But this dreamy world would not exist without the outside forces that go unmentioned.
June 8, 2019
[Hernández] gives a brave and vulnerable performance, capturing the raw hunger that Sofia feels for life and love.
June 6, 2019
"Too Late to Die Young" doesn't pretend to show us everything, which makes it all the more remarkable just how much it sees.
June 6, 2019
There's little plot in the traditional sense and much is purposely left unexplained. The movie feels like something culled from memory.
June 4, 2019
Memoirs are personal by definition - only a few, however, manage to speak with such a universal, instantly relatable voice.
May 31, 2019
That friction between the beauty of the moment and the crush of the future is a dull, grinding conflict every human being knows and Sotomayor's uncanny ability to tap into it is what elevates Too Late to Die Young to the level of the sublime.
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