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Basquiat
R ˇ 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 48m
6.9/10 ˇ IMDb 68% ˇ Rotten Tomatoes 65% ˇ 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
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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 ˇ Cast ˇ Production ˇ 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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The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist ... Some of the footage that Basquiat is watching on old 8mm film are segments to ... Full Cast & Crew ˇ Jean Michel Basquiat ˇ Basquiat (1996) - Plot Summary ˇ Trivia
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Aug 16, 1996 ˇ Jean-Michel Basquiat seems to have spent most of his brief life on the ... New York art scene intimately (his own paintings appear in the movie ...
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Sep 3, 2002 ˇ 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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Forlani makes a sweet, devoted lover. Benicio del Toro is marvelous as Basquiat's tell-it-straight roommate, Benny Dalmau. And David Bowie appropriates every scene he's in. With a bleached fright wig, accidentally British inflections, and a pinched, peeved expression of bewilderment, he's a pop-art scream.
Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Wright
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Jean Michel Basquiat
Claire Forlani
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Gina Cardinale
David Bowie
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Andy Warhol
Dennis Hopper
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Bruno Bischofberger
Desperate to kick a heroin addiction, he left New York for Hawaii in 1988, returning a few months later and claiming to be sober. Sadly, he wasn't. Basquiat died of a drug overdose on August 12, 1988, in New York City. He was 27 years old.
Basquiat is a 1996 biopic/drama film directed by fellow painter Julian Schnabel which is based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his graffiti roots as a foundation to create collage-style paintings on canvas.