Before Night Falls follows the incredible journey though the life and work of late Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas. Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crim he didn't commit, Reinaldo endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppresion. Without a country but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work.
Cast and Crew
Director: Julian Schnabel
Script: Julian Schnabel, Lázaro Gómez Carriles, Cunningham O'Keefe
Editing: Michael Berenbaum
Director of Photography: Xavier Grobet, Guillermo Rosas
Actors: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olivier Martinez, Andrea Di Stefano, Santiago Magill, Michael Wincott