R ˇ 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 50m
6.9/10 ˇ IMDb 68% ˇ Rotten Tomatoes 3.4/5 ˇ Letterboxd
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
Music by: John Cale; Julian Schnabel
Story by: John Bowe; Michael Holman; Lech Majewski
Box office: $3 million
Produced by: Joseph Allen; Peter Brant
Basquiat is a 1996 American biographical drama film directed, co-written and co-composed by Julian Schnabel in his feature directorial debut.
Plot ˇ Cast ˇ Production ˇ Release
Budget: $3.3 million
Screenplay by: Julian Schnabel
Edited by: Michael Berenbaum
Starring: Jeffrey Wright; David Bowie; Dennis Hopper; Gary Oldman; Benicio del Toro; Claire Forlani; Michael Wincott
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Genre: Biography
Release Date (Theaters): Aug 9, 1996 wide
Release Date (Streaming): Oct 15, 2002
Box Office (Gross USA): $3.0M
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