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Basquiat

R · 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 50m
6.9/10 · IMDb 68% · Rotten Tomatoes 65% · 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...
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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 on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Plot · Cast · Production · Release Music by: John Cale; Julian Schnabel Directed by: Julian Schnabel Story by: John Bowe; Michael Holman; Lech Majewski Box office: $3 million

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Who plays Andy Warhol in Basquiat?
Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his graffiti roots as a foundation to create collage-style paintings on canvas. Jeffrey Wright portrays Basquiat, and David Bowie plays Basquiat's friend and mentor Andy Warhol.
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. “I refuse to see that film.
Why is Basquiat rated R?
'' ''Basquiat'' is rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). It includes profanity, sexual situations and drug use.
How long is the movie Basquiat?
1h 50m
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Directed by Julian Schnabel. With Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani. The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New ... Full Cast & Crew · Jean Michel Basquiat · Trivia · Plot Summary Filming Locations: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA Motion Picture Rating (MPAA): Rated R for drug use and strong language Director: Julian Schnabel Release Date: 9 August 1996 (USA)
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Basquiat seems almost stupid in this movie. I blame Schnabel. Watching documentaries and film of him showed me a person who struggled with articulation with ...
Basquiat seems almost stupid in this movie. I blame Schnabel. Watching documentaries and film of him showed me a person who struggled with articulation with ...
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Movie Info. 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  ... Director: Julian Schnabel Release Date (Streaming): Jan 20, 2016
Aug 16, 1996 · 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 “ ...
May 21, 2012 · In 1981, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a 19-year-old graffiti artist living on the ... This film chronicles ...Duration: 2:28
Posted: May 21, 2012
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 to ...