Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first Afro-American Pop Art artist Jean Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Along side the biography of Basquiat are the artists and the art scene from the early 1980’s New York.
|Jeffrey Wright||Michael Wincott|
|Benicio Del Toro||David Bowie|
|Claire Forlani||Dennis Hopper|
|Gary Oldman||Christopher Walken|
|Willem Dafoe||Jean-Claude La Marre|
|Parker Posey||Courtney Love|
|100||100 Greatest Biography Films|