BASQUIAT

Prix spécial du Jury, Venice, 1996

Starring
Jeffrey Wright, David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Willem Dafoe, Claire Forlani, Courtney Love, Tatum O’Neal, Parker Posey, Christopher Walken, Benicio del Toro, Paul Bartel

Music by
John Cale, P.J. Harvey, Tom Waits, David Bowie, Pogues, Joy Division, Toadies, Public Image Ltd., GrandMaster Flash, Gavin Friday, Brian Kelly

Director of Photography
Ron Fortunato

Producers
Peter Brant, Joseph Allen, Jon Kilik, Lech Majewski, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Randy Ostrow

Based on a Story by
Lech Majewski

Written and Directed by
Julian Schnabel

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Julian Schnabel’s BASQUIAT based on a story by Lech Majewski (...) is a successful effort against great odds to turn potentially precious subject into an accessible movie.
Andrew Sarris, The New York Times, 12 August 1996

An incredibly cool cast !...David Bowie is perfect!
Cathleen McGuigan, Jeanne Wolf, Newsweek

Explosive! BASQUIAT will make sparks fly!.
Ingrid Sischy, Interview Magazine

Fascinating! An accomplished and engrossing spectacle!.
Owen Gleibermann, Entertainnment Weekly

An exceptional film!
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

BASQUIAT defies expectations!
Bob Colacello, Vanity Fair

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