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Piñero

Author: León IchasoJohn PenottiFisher StevensTim Williams, (Producer)John LeguizamoAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment [Burbank, CA] : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Feature
Biographical
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Miguel Piñero; Miguel Piñero
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: León Ichaso; John Penotti; Fisher Stevens; Tim Williams, (Producer); John Leguizamo; Kathy DeMarco; Benjamin Bratt; Giancarlo Esposito; Talisa Soto; Nelson Vasquez; Michael Wright; Michael Irby; Mandy Patinkin; Robert Klein; Rita Moreno; Claudio Chea; David Tedeschi; Sharon Lomofsky; Kip Hanrahan; Sandra Hernandez; Miramax Films,; GreeneStreet Films,; Lower East Side Films,; Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm),; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0788838113 9780788838118
OCLC Number: 49762983
Language Note: English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Bonus material: A look at Miguel Piñero, the man (a 12 min. documentary on Miguel Piñ̃ero, through the eyes of the filmmakers); Theatrical trailer; Sneak peaks.
Credits: Director of photography, Claudio Chea ; editor, David Tedeschi ; production design, Sharon Lemofsky ; original music, Kip Hanrahan ; costume design, Sandra Hernandez.
Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Giancarlo Esposito, Talisa Soto, Nelson Vasquez, Michael Wright, Michael Irby, Mandy Patinkin, Robert Klein, Rita Moreno.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for drug use, strong language and sexuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : DVD video, sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; 5.1 surround sound; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio).
Responsibility: Miramax Films and GreeneStreet Films presents a GreeneStreet production in association with Lower East Side Films ; written & directed by León Ichaso ; produced by John Penotti, Fisher Stevens, Tim Williams ; co-executive producers, John Leguizamo, Kathy DeMarco.
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A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes.

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