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Basquiat

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
Cast
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

Screenplay by: Julian Schnabel
Budget: $3.3 million
Edited by: Michael Berenbaum
Release date: August 9, 1996
Rating (20,390)
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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Did Julian Schnabel know Basquiat?
The director has long been fixture of the New York City art and music scene, so you won't be surprised to learn that he knew Basquiat. However, he has some very personal reasons why, to this day, he's never watched Schnabel's film.
Why is Basquiat movie rated R?
''Basquiat'' is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). It includes profanity, sexual situations and drug use.
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R
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"Basquiat", as a biopic, is quite unique in its position. The film does celebrate the short-lived life and genius of Jean-Michel Basquiat but does not overly ...

Director: Julian Schnabel
Box Office (Gross USA): $3.0M
Release Date (Streaming): Oct 15, 2002
Rating (1,042)
This film traces the parallel paths of the careers and friendship of painter Paul Cezanne and novelist Emile Zola. Soon Emile had it all. Meanwhile, Cezanne ...
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Aug 16, 1996 ˇ 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 “ ...
New York film locations from the movie Basquiat starring Jeffrey Wright. ... of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright).
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) ...
Rating (8,507)
The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.