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Basquiat

Basquiat

Basquiat is a 1996 biopic/drama film directed by Julian Schnabel based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his graffiti roots as a foundation to create collage-style paintings on canvas. Jeffrey Wright portrays Basquiat, and David Bowie plays Basquiat's friend and mentor Andy Warhol. Additional cast members include Gary Oldman as a thinly-disguised Schnabel, Michael Wincott as the poet and art critic Rene Ricard; Dennis Hopper as Bruno Bischofberger; Parker Posey as gallery owner Mary Boone; and Claire Forlani, Courtney Love, Tatum O'Neal and Benicio del Toro in supporting roles as "composite charact ... more on Wikipedia

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Movies Distributed by Miramax Films List of All Movies Released in 1996 Movies Produced by Sigurjón Sighvatsson Movies Produced by Jon Kilik List of Films Scored By John Cale