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Basquiat

Jeffrey Wright is mesmerising in this true story as Jean-Michel Basquiat, a poor Haitian-American graffiti artist who rapidly ascends New York's rarefied art world only to lose it all to heroin addiction and an early death. With Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper and David Bowie as Andy Warhol.

Year: 1996
Genre: Art House Cinema, True Stories, Film Festivals 1997, Art and Artists on Film, Counterculture, Biography
Country: USA
Director: Julian Schnabel
Starring: Jeffrey Wright, David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Claire Forlani, Willem Dafoe
Duration: 107 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language.
6.9/10
Location in store: Art House Cinema

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