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Sunday 30th September 5:30 PM

Before Night Falls 

Director: Julian Schnabel Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 2000 Length: 133 mins
Before Night Falls


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Javier Bardem's heart-breaking central performance prompted his Oscar nomination for Best Actor in this biopic of poet, Reinaldo Arenas. Having fought for the revolution, Arenas finds himself imprisoned and an outcast in Castro's homophobic Cuba. Schnabel employs a lyrical narration of Arenas's texts with a subtlety and intensity that has lead to the poet's books selling by the thousand in the US.

Venice Film Festival 2000, Grand Jury Prize.


open_quote Before Night Falls' is rapturous, intoxicating filmmaking... Don't miss it! Javier Bardem gives a mesmerizing and inspired performance! close_quote Rex Reed, New York Observer

open_quote Dizzyingly gorgeous close_quote Stephen Holden, The New York Times

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Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.

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