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Before Night Falls

Directed by Julian Schnabel
United States, 2000


Episodic look at the life of homosexual Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City.

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Before Night Falls
Directed by Julian Schnabel

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2000 | 3 wins including: Best Actor (Competition)

2000 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award (Competition)

Toronto International Film Festival

2000 | Special Presentations

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2001 | On the Waterfront

The New York Film Festival


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