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1,322 Ratings


Directed by Julian Schnabel
United States, 1996
Biography, Drama


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 “discovered” by Andy Warhol’s art world and becomes a star. But success has a high price.

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Basquiat Directed by Julian Schnabel

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