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Hopper, Dennis, actor; Bowie, David, actor; Cale, John, music; Love, Courtney, actor; Schnabel, Julian, director; Wright, Jeffrey, actor; Del Toro, Benicio, actor; Oldman, Gary, actor

Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright) is an unknown graffiti artist in early Eighties New York until he sells some sketches to Andy Warhol (David Bowie). Suddenly, Basquiat is the darling of the art scene, living the hedonistic sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle to the full. However, his increasing dependence on heroin and self-destructive tendencies threaten his life and career

DVD. English. Biographical films.
Published rcv 2005

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Statement of responsibility: director, Julian Schnabel; producer, John Kilik; producer, Sigurjon Sighvatsson; producer, Randy Ostrow; writer, Julian Schnabel; writer, Lech J. Majewski
EAN: 8713045209551
BBFC classification: 15
Note: Made in 1996.
Note: Credits: music, John Cale; music, Julian Schnabel; subject, Jean-Michel Basquiat; subject, Andy Warhol.
Performers: Cast: David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Jeffrey Wright, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani, Michael Wincott, Parker Posey, Elina Lowensöhn, Paul Bartel, Courtney Love, Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd, col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 8713045209551
Publisher Number: S37851DVD
Subject: Graffiti artists.; Warhol, Andy.; Heroin abuse.; Art New York (State) New York 20th century; Basquiat, Jean-Michel.