Before Night Falls

Before Night Falls (2000)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2000-09-03
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 194 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 14min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: El Mar Pictures
  • Production Country: Mexico, United States of America
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Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.

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    Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
    Sound Ennio Morricone Original Music Composer
    Art Salvador Parra Production Design
    Production Jon Kilik Producer
    Costume & Make-Up María Estela Fernández Costume Design
    Directing Julian Schnabel Director
    Production Julian Schnabel Executive Producer
    Writing Julian Schnabel Writer
    Editing Michael Berenbaum Editor
    Production Olatz López Garmendia Executive Producer
    Writing Reynaldo Arenas Novel
    Production Matthias Ehrenberg Producer
    Camera Xavier Grobet Director of Photography
    Camera Guillermo Rosas Director of Photography
    Art Antonio Muñohierro Art Direction
    Art Laurie Friedman Set Decoration
    Crew Jana Bokova Documentation & Support
    Writing Cunningham O'Keefe Writer
    Writing Lázaro Gómez Carriles Writer