Before Night Falls

In adapting celebrated Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas's Before Night Falls, the fiery memoir published shortly after his AIDS-related death in 1990, Julian Schnabel has taken some liberties. Schnabel and his cowriters toned down its bilious, anti-Castro tone, rearranged events, invented characters and trimmed most of the book's graphic...read more

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Before Night Falls
Academy Award-winner Javier Bardem ("No Country for Old Men," "The Sea Inside") stars and was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for his (more…)

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  • Released: 2000
  • Rating: R
  • Review: In adapting celebrated Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas's Before Night Falls, the fiery memoir published shortly after his AIDS-related death in 1990, Julian Schnabel has taken some liberties. Schnabel and his cowriters toned down its bilious,… (more)

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