R · 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 50m
6.9/10 · IMDb 68% · Rotten Tomatoes
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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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.
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Jan 6, 2022 · Forthcoming Basquiat Movie Aims to Tell Story of His 'Incredible Life As a Black Artist and Child of the Immigrant African Diaspora' · Andy ...
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This epic adventure and visionary film chronicles more than 20 years in the life of Christopher Columbus, one of the most celebrated, influential and mysterious ...
"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 ...

Rating: R (Strong Language|Drug Use)
Director: Julian Schnabel
Release Date (Streaming): Oct 15, 2002
Release Date (Theaters): Aug 9, 1996 wide
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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) ...
Making biographical films about those who lived recently is a rather risky task. There is always a chance that the relatives or friends of the hero would ...