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Melissa Block talks to actor Benjamin Bratt, who plays the title role in the movie Pinero. It's about Miguel Pinero — writer, actor, ex-con —- who died in 1988. Bratt said that he is very different from Pinero, but that he found the key to the character in Pinero's poetry.