R · 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 48m
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...
Release date: August 9, 1996 (USA)
Director: Julian Schnabel
Budget: 3.3 million USD

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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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 ...
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A biopic of American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat's short life, the film chronicles the rise and fall of Basquiat (Jeffery Wright) as he takes his place within the ...