Year: 2001
USA: Miramax Films
Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Giancarlo Esposito, Talisa Soto, Nelson Vasquez, Michael Irby, Michael Wright, Rita Moreno, Jaime Sanchez, Rome Neal, Mandy Patinkin, Tara Wilson, Al D. Rodriguez
Director: Leon Ichaso
Country: USA
USA: 100 mins
USA Rated: R for drug use, strong language and sexuality
USA Release Date: 14 December 2001 (Limited Release - Los Angeles and New York)


His life was a study of contrasts a Tony Award-nominee who did time at Sing-Sing. A volatile urban poet whose work is recognised as a precursor to rap and hip-hop and a writer of hit TV shows whose life was cut short at the age of 40. Benjamin Bratt stars in the true story of the turbulent and creative life of Puerto Rican poet-playwright-actor Miguel Pinero.