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Before Night Falls (2000)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,221,817Details
International Box Office $4,281,642Details
Worldwide Box Office $8,503,459
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 22nd, 2000 (Wide) by Fine Line
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, some language and brief violence
Running Time: 125 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Memento
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Keywords: Biography, LGBT
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Grandview Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Reinaldo Arenas

Supporting Cast

Olivier Martinez    Lazaro Gomez Carilles
Andrea Di Stefano    Pepe Malas
Johnny Depp    Bon Bon/Lieutenant Victor
Sean Penn    Cuco Sanchez
John Ortiz    Juan Abreu
Santiago Magill    Tomas Diego
Michael Wincott    Heberto Zorilla Ochoa
Najwa Nimri    Fina Zorilla Ochoa
Alfredo Villa    Armando Garcia
Rene Rivera    Recruit Driver
Maurice Compte    Nicolas Abreu
Vincent Laresca    Jose Abreu
Manuel E. Gonzalez    Jose Lezama Lima
Héctor Babenco    Virgillo Pinera
Olatz Lopez Garmendia    Reinaldo's Mother
Vito Maria Schnabel    Teenage Reinaldo
Patricia Reyes Spendola    Maria Teresa Freye de Andrade
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.    Reinaldo's Grandfather
Ofelia Medina    Landlady
Giovani Florido    Young Reinaldo
Lolo Navarro    Reinaldo's Grandmother
Sebastian Silva    Reinaldo's Gather
Carmen Beato    Teacher
Cy Schnabel    Smallest School Child
Olmo Schnabel    Smallest School Child
Diego Luna    Carlos
Lia Chapman    Lolin
Jerzy Skolimowski    Professor
Aquiles Benites    Translator
Eva Piaskowska    Pretty Blonde Student
Marlene Diaz    Woman in Car #1
Olga Borayo    Woman in Car #2
Manolo Garcia    Faustino
Lola Schnabel    Girl with Keys
Lois Barragan    Woman, UNEAC
Eduardo Antonio    Nightclub Singer
Stella Schnabel    Valeria
Claudette Maille    Maria Luisa Lima
Chanel Puertas    Blonde on the Beach
Manolo Rivero    Royal Gay
Neemo Librizzi    Pedro the Bus Driver
Andrea Fassier    French Tourist
Magda Magda    Santeria Dancer
Julian Bucio    Violent Soldier
Jorge Zárate    Prosecutor
Francisco Gatorno    Jorge Camacho
Marisol Padilla Sanchez    Margarita Camacho
Jorge Zamora    Kid with Kite
Noel Medina    Policeman on Beach
Jorge Zepeda    State Security on Beach
Julyan Diaz    Teenager #1
Eduardo Arroyuelo    Teenager #2
Antonio Zavala    Stranger in Lenin Park
Eloy Ganuza    State Security in Lenin Park
Khotan Khotan    Young Man with Bird
Rene Pereira    Antonio
Abel Woolrich    Hungry Inmate
Mario Oliver    Gay Inmate
Robertico Valdez    Singing Inmate
Claudio Osoria    Guard at El Morro
Diahnne Dea    Blanca Romero
Caridad Martinez    Dancer in the Convent
Zulema Cruz    Zulema
Annie Gil    Blanca's Teenage Daughter
Filiberto Estrella    Dwarf
Juan Cristobal Murillo    Immigration Officer
Filiberto Hebra    Man at Mariel Harbor
Matthias Ehrenberg    Officer at Mariel Harbor
Jack Schnabel    Mr. Greenberg
Esther Schnabel    Mrs. Greenberg
Xavier Domingo    Death
Eric Springer    Orderly
Jimmy Nugent    Taxi Driver

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Cunningham O'Keefe    Written by
Lazaro Gomez Carriles    Written by
Julian Schnabel    Written by
Jon Kilik    Producer
Julian Schnabel    Co-Executive Producer
Olatz Lopez Garmendia    Co-Executive Producer
Salvador Parra    Production Designer
Michael Berenbaum    Film Editor
Carter Burwell    Music Composed by
Xavier Perez Grobet    Director of Photography
Guillermo Rosas    Director of Photography
Sebastian Silva    Assistant Director
Matthias Ehrenberg    Unit Production Manager
Mike Phillips    Production Supervisor
Antonio Munohierro    Art Director
Andy Bernard    Art Director
Sandra Cabriada Morales    Set Decorator
Paula Caso Serran    Set Decorator
Laurie Freedman    Set Decorator
Mariestela Fernandez    Costume Designer
Christian Wangler    Production Sound Mixer
Allan Byer    Production Sound Mixer
Robert Fernandez    Re-recording Mixer
Bob Hein    Supervising Sound Editor
Albert Lasser    Sound Effects Editor
Sylvia Menno    Dialogue Editor
Todd Kasow    Music Editor
Ana Lozano    Make up
Manolo Garcia    Hairstylist
Lou Reed    Additional Music
Laurie Anderson    Additional Music
Olatz Lopez Garmendia    Music Supervisor
Susan Jacobs    Music Supervisor
Mauricio Rubinstein    Additional Photography

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2000/12/22 32 $85,230   8 $10,654   $85,230 1
2000/12/29 44 $65,000 -24% 8 $8,125   $235,232 2
2001/01/05 41 $76,106 +17% 8 $9,513   $350,767 3
2001/01/12 35 $155,766 +105% 18 $8,654   $552,299 4
2001/01/19 38 $111,709 -28% 23 $4,857   $706,594 5
2001/01/26 39 $104,171 -7% 26 $4,007   $856,899 6
2001/02/02 32 $205,873 +98% 41 $5,021   $1,110,467 7
2001/02/09 31 $212,875 +3% 55 $3,870   $1,398,907 8
2001/02/16 28 $397,047 +87% 74 $5,366   $1,887,839 9
2001/02/23 24 $358,303 -10% 127 $2,821   $2,332,862 10
2001/03/02 25 $300,005 -16% 125 $2,400   $2,768,814 11
2001/03/09 28 $254,969 -15% 108 $2,361   $3,149,756 12
2001/03/16 28 $223,984 -12% 112 $2,000   $3,485,859 13
2001/03/23 26 $217,850 -3% 107 $2,036   $3,817,364 14
2001/03/30 32 $131,645 -40% 79 $1,666   $4,044,804 15
2001/04/06 51 $42,080 -68% 54 $779   $4,136,677 16
2001/04/13 48 $36,185 -14% 47 $770   $4,221,817 17

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/01/15 32 $31,614   18 $1,756   $552,299 25
2001/03/05 20 $31,526   125 $252   $2,800,340 74
2001/03/22 20 $31,681   112 $283   $3,601,652 91

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2000/12/22 37 $170,232   8 $21,279   $170,232 1
2000/12/29 43 $104,429 -39% 8 $13,054   $274,661 2
2001/01/05 41 $121,872 +17% 8 $15,234   $396,533 3
2001/01/12 33 $198,352 +63% 18 $11,020   $594,885 4
2001/01/19 38 $157,843 -20% 23 $6,863   $752,728 5
2001/01/26 40 $151,866 -4% 26 $5,841   $904,594 6
2001/02/02 31 $281,438 +85% 41 $6,864   $1,186,032 7
2001/02/09 28 $304,760 +8% 55 $5,541   $1,490,792 8
2001/02/16 27 $483,767 +59% 74 $6,537   $1,974,559 9
2001/02/23 24 $494,250 +2% 127 $3,892   $2,468,809 10
2001/03/02 25 $425,978 -14% 125 $3,408   $2,894,787 11
2001/03/09 27 $367,088 -14% 108 $3,399   $3,261,875 12
2001/03/16 28 $337,639 -8% 112 $3,015   $3,599,514 13
2001/03/23 27 $313,645 -7% 107 $2,931   $3,913,159 14
2001/03/30 32 $181,438 -42% 79 $2,297   $4,094,597 15
2001/04/06 41 $91,035 -50% 54 $1,686   $4,185,632 16
2001/04/13 55 $36,185 -60% 47 $770   $4,221,817 17

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