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Though Bratt is great in the title role, the biopic itself is messy and Piñero grows tiresome. Read critic reviews

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"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 & Crew

Benjamin Bratt
Miguel Piñero
Giancarlo Esposito
Miguel Algarin
Michael Irby
Reinaldo Povod
Rita Moreno
Miguel's Mother
Jaime Sanchez
Miguel's Father
Kathy DeMarco
Co-Executive Producer
Jamie Gordon
Co-Producer
John Alberto Leguizamo
Co-Executive Producer
Bradley Yonover
Executive Producer
Sharon Lomofsky
Production Designer
Claudio Chea
Cinematographer
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