Basquiat (1996)
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Genres: Biography, Drama

Taglines: 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

Writers: Lech Majewski, John Bowe, Julian Schnabel, Michael Holman, ...

Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani, ...

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, and Basquiat pays with friendship, love, and eventually, his life.

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