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Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.

7.3
14
Directed by

Julian Schnabel

Written by

Julian Schnabel (Writer)
Reynaldo Arenas (Novel)
Cunningham O'Keefe (Writer)
Lázaro Gómez Carriles (Writer)

Runtime

134 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

biography latinx lead gay new york suicide homosexuality aids artist author attempt to escape cuba cuban revolution hot air balloon totalitarian regime exile oppression latinx lgbt fidel castro

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Lists

#361 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Javier Bardem