Piñero (2001)

"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the gay 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.

  • Leon Ichaso
  • Leon Ichaso
themoviedb icon 7.2/10
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  • Release Date: 2001-01-01
  • Language: English | Español
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 103

Nelson Vasquez

Tito Goya

Benjamin Bratt

Miguel Piñero

Giancarlo Esposito

Miguel Algarin
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