Basquiat (1996) movie
Basquiat (1996) movie
     

Basquiat 1996

GENRES: biography, drama, history SUBGENRES: biopic
DIRECTOR: Julian Schnabel STARRING: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro
AWARDS: 2 wins & 3 nominations COUNTRY: USA RUNTIME: 108 minutes RATED: R
Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is "...

Synopsis

In 1981, A Nineteen-Year-Old Unknown Graffiti Writer Took The New York Art World By Storm. The Rest Is Art History.

Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first Afro-American Pop Art artist Jean Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Along side the biography of Basquiat are the artists and the art scene from the early 1980’s New York.

Movie data

2 wins & 3 nominations

RELEASED:
1996.08.09
RUNTIME:
108 minutes
COUNTRY:
USA
REVENUE:
$ 3,011,195 > (BUDGET: $ 2,962,051)

Starring of Basquiat

Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro

Genres

Biopic

GENRES:
SUBGENRES:
FLAGS:
adult situations, profanity, questionable for children
MPAA RATING:
R

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