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  • Before Night Falls (2000)
  • R
    133 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Before Night Falls (2000)
R
133 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas.
Director
Writers
Cunningham O'Keefe (written by) | Lázaro Gómez Carriles (written by) (as Lazaro Gomez Carriles) | Julian Schnabel (written by) | Reynaldo Arenas (memoir "Before Night Falls") (as Reinaldo Arenas) | Jana Bokova (documentary "Havana")
Producer
Composer
Cinematographers
Xavier Grobet (as Xavier Pérez Grobet) | Guillermo Rosas
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Release date
Feb 23, 2001 (United States)

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77 cast members
Name Known for
Olatz López Garmendia
Reinaldo's Mother (as Olatz Lopez Garmendia) Reinaldo's Mother (as Olatz Lopez Garmendia)   See fewer
Giovani Florido
Young Reinaldo Young Reinaldo   See fewer
Loló Navarro
Reinaldo's Grandmother Reinaldo's Grandmother   See fewer
Batan Silva
Reinaldo's Father (as Sebastián Silva) Reinaldo's Father (as Sebastián Silva)   See fewer
Carmen Beato
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
Cy Schnabel
Smallest School Child (as Cy) Smallest School Child (as Cy)   See fewer
Olmo Schnabel
Smallest School Child Smallest School Child   See fewer
Vito Schnabel
Teenage Reinaldo (as Vito Maria Schnabel) Teenage Reinaldo (as Vito Maria Schnabel)   See fewer
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
Reinaldo's Grandfather (as Pedro Armendáriz) Reinaldo's Grandfather (as Pedro Armendáriz)   See fewer
Diego Luna
Carlos Carlos   See fewer
Sean Penn
Cuco Sanchez Cuco Sanchez   See fewer
Jerzy Skolimowski
Professor Professor   See fewer
Aquiles Benites
Translator Translator   See fewer
Ewa Piaskowska
Pretty Blonde Student Pretty Blonde Student   See fewer
Javier Bardem
Reinaldo Arenas Reinaldo Arenas   See fewer
Patricia Reyes Spíndola
María Teresa Freye de Andrade María Teresa Freye de Andrade   See fewer
Michael Wincott
Heberto Zorilla Ochoa Heberto Zorilla Ochoa   See fewer
Hector Babenco
Virgilio Piñera Virgilio Piñera   See fewer
Andrea Di Stefano
Pepe Malas Pepe Malas   See fewer
Marlene Díaz
Woman in car #1 Woman in car #1   See fewer
Olga Borayo
Woman in car #2 Woman in car #2   See fewer
Santiago Magill
Tomas Diego Tomas Diego   See fewer
Manolo García
Faustino Faustino   See fewer
Lola Schnabel
Girl With Keys Girl With Keys   See fewer
Ofelia Medina
Landlady Landlady   See fewer
Lois Barragán
Woman - UNEAC (as Lois Barragan) Woman - UNEAC (as Lois Barragan)   See fewer
Eduardo Antonio
Nightclub Singer Nightclub Singer   See fewer
Stella Schnabel
Valeria Valeria   See fewer
Olivier Martinez
Lazaro Gomez Carilles Lazaro Gomez Carilles   See fewer
Manuel González
Jose Lezama Lima (as Manuel Gonzalez) Jose Lezama Lima (as Manuel Gonzalez)   See fewer
Maurice Compte
Nicolas Abreu Nicolas Abreu   See fewer
Claudette Maillé
Maria Luisa Lima (as Claudette Maille) Maria Luisa Lima (as Claudette Maille)   See fewer
John Ortiz
Juann Abreu Juann Abreu   See fewer
Vincent Laresca
Jose Abreu Jose Abreu   See fewer
Rene Raymond Rivera
Recruit Driver (as a different name) Recruit Driver (as a different name)   See fewer
Chanel Puertas
Blonde on the beach Blonde on the beach   See fewer
Manolo Rivero
Royal Gay Royal Gay   See fewer
Nemo
Pedro the bus driver Pedro the bus driver   See fewer
Andrea Fassler
French Tourist French Tourist   See fewer
Magda
Santería Dancer Santería Dancer   See fewer
Julian Bucio
Violent Soldier Violent Soldier   See fewer
Jorge Zárate
Prosecutor (as Jorge Zaráte) Prosecutor (as Jorge Zaráte)   See fewer
Najwa Nimri
Fina Zorilla Ochoa Fina Zorilla Ochoa   See fewer
Francisco Gattorno
Jorge Camacho (as Francisco Gatorno) Jorge Camacho (as Francisco Gatorno)   See fewer
Marisol Padilla Sánchez
Margarita Camacho (as Marisol Padilla Sanchez) Margarita Camacho (as Marisol Padilla Sanchez)   See fewer
Jorge Zamora
Kid with Kite Kid with Kite   See fewer
Noel Medina
Policeman on beach Policeman on beach   See fewer
Jorge Zepeda
State Security on beach State Security on beach   See fewer
Yulian Díaz
Teenager #1 (as Julyan Díaz) Teenager #1 (as Julyan Díaz)   See fewer
Eduardo Arroyuelo
Teenager #2 Teenager #2   See fewer
Antonio Zavala Kugler
Stranger in Lenin Park Stranger in Lenin Park   See fewer
Eloy Ganuza
State Security in Lenin Park State Security in Lenin Park   See fewer
Khotan Fernandez
Young Man with bird (as Khotan) Young Man with bird (as Khotan)   See fewer
Rene Pereyra
Antonio (as Rene Pereira) Antonio (as Rene Pereira)   See fewer
Abel Woolrich
Hungry Inmate Hungry Inmate   See fewer
Mario Oliver
Gay Inmate Gay Inmate   See fewer
Robertico Valdez
Singing Prisoner Singing Prisoner   See fewer
Johnny Depp
Bon Bon / Lieutenant Victor Bon Bon / Lieutenant Victor   See fewer
Claudio Osoria
Guard at El Morro Guard at El Morro   See fewer
Alfredo Villa
Armando García Armando García   See fewer
Diahnne Abbott
Blanca Romero (as Diahnne Déa) Blanca Romero (as Diahnne Déa)   See fewer
Caridad Martinez
Dancer in the convent Dancer in the convent   See fewer
Zulema Cruz
Zulema Zulema   See fewer
Annie Gil
Blanca's Teenage Daughter Blanca's Teenage Daughter   See fewer
Juan Cristóbal Murillo
Immigration Officer (as Juan Cristobal Murillo) Immigration Officer (as Juan Cristobal Murillo)   See fewer
Melanio Filiberto Hebra
Man at Mariel Harbor (as Filiberto Hebra) Man at Mariel Harbor (as Filiberto Hebra)   See fewer
Matthias Ehrenberg
Officer at Mariel Harbor (as Matthías Ehrenberg) Officer at Mariel Harbor (as Matthías Ehrenberg)   See fewer
Jack Schnabel
Mr. Greenberg Mr. Greenberg   See fewer
Esther G. Schnabel
Mrs. Greenberg (as Esther Schnabel) Mrs. Greenberg (as Esther Schnabel)   See fewer
Eric Springer
Orderly Orderly   See fewer
Jimmy Nugent
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
Benjamín Benítez
Rudy (uncredited) Rudy (uncredited)   See fewer
Fidel Castro
Self (anti-Marielito speech) (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (anti-Marielito speech) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Adrian Makala
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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