Before Night Falls

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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.

  1. Julian Schnabel

    Director, Writer

  2. Lázaro Gómez Carriles


  3. Cunningham O'Keefe


  4. Reynaldo Arenas


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  1. Javier Bardem

    Javier Bardem

    Reinaldo Arenas

  2. Olivier Martinez

    Olivier Martinez

    Lazaro Gomez Carilles

  3. Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp

    Bon Bon / Lieutenant Victor

  4. Andrea Di Stefano

    Andrea Di Stefano

    Pepe Malas

  5. Santiago Magill

    Santiago Magill

    Tomas Diego

  6. John Ortiz

    John Ortiz

    Juan Abreu

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 14m

Budget -

Revenue $8,524,534.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • September 3, 2000
    R, Theatrical



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