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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
"Piñero" tells the story of the turbulent and creative life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero (Benjamin Bratt), whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. Piñero became a hero to many in both the theatrical and Latino worlds. But the resulting notoriety and fame was too much for the Latino bad-boy genius who died a premature death in 1988. His legend lives on.

Cast: Benjamin Bratt , Giancarlo Esposito , Talisa Soto , Nelson Vasquez , Michael Irby , Michael Wright , Rita Moreno , Jaime Sanchez

Director: Leon Ichaso

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Pinero (2001)

Release Date: December 13th, 2001|1 hr. 43 min.

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