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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
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Julian Schnabel Julian Schnabel
Larry Gagosian Larry Gagosian
Bruno Bischofberger Bruno Bischofberger
Tony Schafrazi Tony Schafrazi
Fab 5 Freddy Fab 5 Freddy
Jeffrey Deitch Jeffrey Deitch
Glenn O Glenn O'Brien

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Eric Martin Eric Martin
Lois Vossen Lois Vossen


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Description: Centered on a rare interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot with Basquiat over twenty years ago, this definitive documentary chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of the young artist. In the crime ridden NYC of the 1970s, he covers the city with the graffiti tag SAMO. In 1981 he puts paint on canvas for the first time, and by 1983 he is an artist with “rock star status.” He achieves critical and commercial success, though he is constantly confronted by racism from his peers. In 1985 he and Andy Warhol become close friends and painting collaborators, but they part ways and Warhol dies suddenly in 1987. Basquiat’s ... (more)
Release date: 12 April 2011
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"I was feeling all lousy on a Sunday morning, having stayed up all night cos my dumb upstairs neighbor had decided to listen to his entire record collection at full volume, thus keeping me awake. I was having daydreams about running upstairs to puke into his mailbox, but then my housemate knocked on my door and asked to come in. He said he'd downloaded the Basquiat documentary and that I'd be most welcome to his side of the house to watch it while sharing some excellent pot. How could I decline "

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"n/aStory/Writing ★★★★☆ (4.5/5) Acting n/a (Documentary) Visuals ★★★★ (4/5) Soundtrack ★★★☆ (3.5/5)Watched on: Apr. 12, 2011 "

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