R ˇ 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 50m
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
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.
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Screenplay by: Julian Schnabel
Budget: $3.3 million
Edited by: Michael Berenbaum
Release date: August 9, 1996
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"Basquiat" is a film with an agenda. Far from being a neutral stage upon which the life and emotion of the artist is played out for us to observe, this film ...
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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
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Place of birth: Brooklyn
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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