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The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim the apartment from which he has been evicted. He wanders the downtown streets carrying a painting he hopes to sell, encountering friends, whose lives (and performances) we peek into.

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  1. Glenn O'Brien

    Writer

  2. Edo Bertoglio

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jean Michel Basquiat

    Jean Michel Basquiat

    Himself

  2. Deborah Harry

    Deborah Harry

    Fairy Godmother

  3. Vincent Gallo

    Vincent Gallo

    Himself

  4. Coati Mundi

    Coati Mundi

    Himself

  5. Debi Mazar

    Debi Mazar

    Peppermint Lounge Dancer

  6. GQ

    George Quinones

    Graffiti Artist

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 12m

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  • January 1, 1981
    Theatrical
  • July 13, 2001
    Theatrical

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