Piñero (2001)

R103 min.Biography | Drama
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OPENING WKD
$22K (USA)
GROSS
$1.4MM (USA)
AWARDS
6 wins & 3 nominations See all »
SUMMARY
"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero's prison experiences developed into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short Eyes. The resulting notoriety and fame was too much for the Latino bad-boy genius who retreated to the darker corners of New York City. Written By <info@greenestreetfilms.com>  Less

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