Before Night Falls

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Released in 2000, Before Night Falls was directed by Julian Schnabel and starred Javier Bardim, Johnny Depp and Olatz Lopez Garmendia. The film was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe and won Movie of the Year at AFI Awards USA 2001. The screenplay, based on the autobiography of the same name was written by Schnabel, Cunningham O’Keefe and Lazaro Gomez Carriles.