R · 1996 ‧ Indie film/Drama ‧ 1h 50m
6.9/10 · IMDb 68% · Rotten Tomatoes 65% · Metacritic
Despite living a life of extreme poverty in Brooklyn, graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright) strives to rise up through the heady New York art scene of the 1970s and 1980s. He becomes the brightest star of neo-Expressionist painting...

Basquiat is a 1996 American biographical drama film directed, co-written and co- composed by Julian Schnabel in his feature directorial debut. The film is based ... Plot · Cast · Production · Release Music by: John Cale; Julian Schnabel Produced by: Joseph Allen; Peter Brant Story by: John Bowe; Michael Holman; Lech Majewski Box office: $3 million
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This film on Basquiat's life not only fails to leave you caring about Basquiat, but with about 20 minutes to go in the movie it honestly had me wishing someone ... Full Cast & Crew · Jean Michel Basquiat · Basquiat (1996) - Plot Summary · Trivia
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The movie emphasizes Basquiat's drug use more than anything else. ... you have a masterful first film directed by artist (and friend of Basquiat) Julian Schnabel.
Aug 16, 1996 · Jean-Michel Basquiat seems to have spent most of his brief life on the right side of the brain. Only another artist could understand that, and “ ...
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Sep 3, 2002 · Movie Info. Jeffrey Wright is superb in this biopic as Jean-Michel Basquiat, the artist who rose from homelessness to fame and fortune, only to ...
Apr 9, 2014 · In capturing the tempestuous career of doomed 80s prodigy Jean-Michel Basquiat, Julian Schnabel made the first-ever feature film by an artist ...
May 7, 2014 · There are a few reasons why Julian Schnabel's 1996 biopic “Basquiat” is notable . Aside from being a solid film, it's the casting that really makes ...
May 25, 2020 · Other articles where Basquiat is discussed: Jean-Michel Basquiat: …subject of his first film, Basquiat (1996).