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Before night falls

Author: Julian SchnabelJon KilikCunningham O'KeefeLázaro Gómez CarrilesJavier BardemAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Fine Line Features : Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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"Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. 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."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Film adaptations
History
Biography Drama
Named Person: Reinaldo Arenas; Reinaldo Arenas; Reinaldo Arenas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Schnabel; Jon Kilik; Cunningham O'Keefe; Lázaro Gómez Carriles; Javier Bardem; Olivier Martinez; Andrea Di Stefano; Johnny Depp; Sean Penn; John Ortiz; Santiago Magill; Michael Wincott; Najwa Nimri; Alfredo Villa; Rene Rivera; Maurice Compte; Vincent Laresca; Manuel Gonzalez; Hector Babenco; Xavier Pérez Grobet; Guillermo Rosas; Michael Berenbaum; Carter Burwell; Reinaldo Arenas; Orlando Jiménez-Leal; Saba Cabrera; Fine Line Features.; Grandview Pictures (Firm); New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780634934 9780780634930
OCLC Number: 46921115
Language Note: In English or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or French; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as motion picture in 2000.
Based on the memoir Before night falls (Antes que anochezca) by Reinaldo Arenas.
Special features: Commentary with director Julian Schnabel, actor Javier Bardem, screenwriter Lázaro Gómez Carilles, composer Carter Burwell, and co-director of photography Xavier Pérez Grobet [optional audio feature]; Excerpts from "Improper conduct," 1983 interview with Reinaldo Arenas (7 min.); Behind the scenes: Home movie by Lola Schnabel [featurette] (8 min.); Little notes on painting: Artwork by Julian Schnabel (15 min.); Cast and crew [text feature]; Theatrical trailer (2 min).
"[Film sequence during] end credits from the film 'PM' by Orlando Jiménez Leal and Saba Cabrera, banned in Cuba in 1961"--Note during end credits.
Credits: Directors of photography, Xavier Pérez Grobet, Guillermo Rosas ; editor, Michael Berenbaum ; music composed by Carter Burwell ; production designer, Salvador Parra ; costume designer, Mariestela Fernández ; consultant, Melanio Filiberto Hebra.
Cast: Javier Bardem, Olivier Martinez, Andrea Di Stefano, Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, John Ortiz, Santiago Magill, Michael Wincott, Najwa Nimri, Alfredo Villa, Rene Rivera, Maurice Compte, Vincent Laresca, Manuel Gonzalez, Hector Babenco.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Rated R for strong sexual content, some language and brief violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Childhood --
Holguín, 1958 --
"The parade begins" --
Havana, 1964 --
Pepe --
New start --
Beauty is the enemy --
Revolutionaries --
4 types --
Crackdown --
Article 243 --
Outside help --
Accusations --
Escape --
In hiding --
Prison --
Bon Bon --
Punishment --
Lieutenant Victor --
Free again --
Being a writer --
Pepe's escape --
Exit permit --
Stateless --
Strain --
Promise --
End credits.
Other Titles: Before night falls (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Fineline Features ; a Grandview Pictures production ; Jon Kilik presents a film by Julian Schnabel ; produced by Jon Kilik ; written by Cunningham O'Keefe, Lázaro Gómez Carriles, Julian Schnabel ; directed by Julian Schnabel.

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"Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. 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."--Container.

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