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Before Night Falls (2000)

R
133 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The life of Cuban poet and novelist Reynaldo Arenas.
Writers
Cunningham O'Keefe | Lázaro Gómez Carriles (as Lazaro Gomez Carriles) | Julian Schnabel | Reynaldo Arenas (memoir "Before Night Falls") (as Reinaldo Arenas) | Jana Bokova (documentary "Havana")
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Xavier Grobet (as Xavier Pérez Grobet) | Guillermo Rosas
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Opening Wknd
$ 85,230
Gross (USA)
$ 4,221,817
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Release date
Feb 23, 2001 (United States)

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Olatz López Garmendia
Reinaldo's Mother (as Olatz Lopez Garmendia) Reinaldo's Mother (as Olatz Lopez Garmendia)   See fewer
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Giovanni Florido
Young Reinaldo (as Giovani Florido) Young Reinaldo (as Giovani Florido)   See fewer
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Loló Navarro
Reinaldo's Grandmother Reinaldo's Grandmother   See fewer
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Batan Silva
Reinaldo's Father (as Sebastián Silva) Reinaldo's Father (as Sebastián Silva)   See fewer
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Cy Schnabel
Smallest School Child (as Cy) Smallest School Child (as Cy)   See fewer
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Olmo Schnabel
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Vito Schnabel
Teenage Reinaldo (as Vito Maria Schnabel) Teenage Reinaldo (as Vito Maria Schnabel)   See fewer
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Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
Reinaldo's Grandfather (as Pedro Armendáriz) Reinaldo's Grandfather (as Pedro Armendáriz)   See fewer
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Sean Penn
Cuco Sanchez Cuco Sanchez   See fewer
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Reinaldo Arenas Reinaldo Arenas   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 22,294 votes