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4 out of 10 basquiat
sue from Sligo, 01 Dec 2007
this is one of my all time favourite films. great cast. a very sad tale about an artist. a black artist. ok so he was a space cadet, but the film shows how artist can be so removed from their audience, and isolated in so-called success. it was the second time i'd seen it, and i was curious to see how well it stood up to my initial reaction when it first came out. it was good. i like denis hopper and gary oldman, and william dafoe also, tho he only has a very small part. a cameo innit?
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5 out of 10 very good
gerard from Dublin, 02 Jan 2008
This is a tragic true story of a young artist whose quick rise to stardom having been discovered by Andy Warhol was also his tragic fall into heroin addiction.This is a brilliant film with an equally brilliant cast.
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2 out of 10 Disappointing
Klair from Dublin, 07 Jul 2008
Given the great revies below, my expectations were high and i was let down. it is only ok, it is a bit disjointed and really is not that great! A sad story but so much more could have been done with it!!
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4 out of 10 Basquiat
Donald from Dublin, 31 Mar 2009
I found this movie really insightful and fascinating. It really seemed to captured the moment in the NYC art world.
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4 out of 10 Excellent
Joseph from Dublin, 17 Apr 2008
Great film. Great performances from great actors. Just Great. You get my drift.
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What's it about....
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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