R · 1996 ‧ Indie film/Drama ‧ 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
Box office: 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 Story by: John Bowe; Michael Holman; Lech Majewski Produced by: Joseph Allen; Peter Brant Distributed by: Miramax Films
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I don't know much about Basquiat, his life or work, so I don't know how accurate the movie is, nor do I know much about art, but this film drew me in. I know the film ... Full Cast & Crew · Jean Michel Basquiat · Basquiat (1996) - Plot Summary · Trivia
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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 ... Directed By: Julian Schnabel
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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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Basquiat seems almost stupid in this movie. I blame Schnabel. Watching documentaries and film of him showed me a person who struggled with articulation with ...
The choice of the emphases in this movie is not for those who are interested in art . It exposes none of the creative genius. The movie emphasizes Basquiat's ...
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 · Aside from being a solid film, it's the casting that really makes it sing, from the inspired choice of David Bowie to play Andy Warhol, to a number of ...
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