You’ve probably noticed that bemoaning the lack of cinema release for certain outstanding films is a recurring theme in this column, so here’s a change of tune. One of the year’s loveliest arthouse releases did in fact get a big-screen UK airing back in the spring, courtesy of plucky indie distributor Day for Night. Still, if you didn’t see or hear of Chilean director Dominga Sotomayor’s richly evocative growing-up study Too Late to Die Young, that’s understandable. It was in a handful of cinemas, and, the market being what it is, didn’t stick around for long.
Thankfully, Mubi.com is offering its subscribers a second chance to catch up with the film, as well as with Sotomayor’s earlier work. Just