BEFORE NIGHT FALLS

Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in the Oriente province to his death in New York City. His writing and homosexuality got him into trouble: he spent two years in prison, writing letters for other inmates and smuggling out a novel.

USA 2000
Regie: Julian Schnabel
134 min, 35 mm, Farbe, span. synchr. Fassung mit dt. UT

2004, Archive

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