Before night falls
A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.
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|Summary:||A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.|
|Item Description:||Widescreen format.|
Originally released as motion picture in 2000.
Based on Antes que anochezca / Reinaldo Arenas.
Special features: Commentary with Julian Schnabel, Javier Bardem, Lázaro Gómez Carilles, Carter Burwell, Xavier Pérez Grobet ; documentary shorts ; cast & crew filmographies ; theatrical trailer.
|Physical Description:||1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Format:||DVD, widescreen enhanced, Dolby digital, 2.0 or 5.1 surround sound.|
|Audience:||MPAA rating: R.|
|Awards:||Independent Spirit Award, 2001, Best Male Lead (Bardem); NBR Award, 2000, Best Actor (Bardem); NSFC Award, 2001, Best Actor (Bardem); SEFCA Award, 2001, Best Actor (Bardem).|
Venice Film Festival, 2000, Grand Special Jury Prize (Schnabel); OCIC Award, Special Mention (Schnabel); Rota Soundtrack Award (Carter Burwell); Volpi Cup, Best Actor (Bardem).
|Production Credits:||Directed by Julian Schnabel ; produced by Jon Kilik ; written by Cunningham O'Keefe, Lázaro Gómez Carilles, Julian Schnabel ; directors of photography, Xavier Pérez Grobet, Guillermo Rosas ; editor, Michael Berenbaum ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Mariestela Fernández ; production designer, Salvador Parra.|
[United States] :
New Line Home Entertainment,