R · 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 50m
6.9/10 · IMDb
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: Jon Kilik; Sigurjón Sighvatsson; Randy Ostrow
Basquiat is a 1996 biographical drama film directed, co-written and co-composed by Julian Schnabel in his feature directorial debut. The film is based on ...
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Production company: Eleventh Street Productions
Budget: $3.3 million
Screenplay by: Julian Schnabel
Edited by: Michael Berenbaum
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Basquiat: Directed by Julian Schnabel. With Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani. The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, ...
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Rating: R (Strong Language|Drug Use)
Director: Julian Schnabel
Release Date (Streaming): Oct 15, 2002
Release Date (Theaters): Aug 9, 1996 wide
Learn more about Jean-Michel's life, art, and impact through film. Basquiat: Rage To Riches is a BBC Studios Documentary Unit production for BBC Two and PBS ...
Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright) was just an antisocial street bum writing graffiti on alley walls before he became part of Andy Warhol's (David Bowie) ...
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Early in “Basquiat,” the film biography of the African American painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, a middle-aged artist played by Willem Dafoe makes a confession ...