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Directed and written by Julian Schnabel, "Basquiat" (also known as "Build a Fort, Set It on Fire") is a Biography/Drama film, released on August 09 of 1996 in the USA , starring Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani, David Bowie and Dennis Hopper.

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Who is the director of "Basquiat":

Basquiat was directed by Julian Schnabel, an American director, writer, composer, and producer.

After Basquiat, Julian Schnabel directed Before Night Falls, released in 2000, Le Scaphandre et le papillon (2007), Miral (2010).

When was "Basquiat" released:

Basquiat was initially released on Friday, August 09, 1996, in the United States. Another film released on Friday, August 09, 1996 is Escape from L.A. (dir. John Carpenter). This was twenty-three (23) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 28, 1997 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, March 26, 1997 in France; Thursday, December 12, 1996 in Germany; Thursday, November 27, 1997 in Spain; Thursday, March 06, 1997 in Australia and on Saturday, June 07, 1997 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Basquiat":

At the casting of Basquiat we find Jeffrey Wright, previously seen in Faithful (1996) and Presumed Innocent (1990); Michael Wincott (Dead Man (1995), Panther (1995)); Benicio Del Toro (Cannes Man (1996), The Usual Suspects (1995)) [ more... ]

  • Michael Wincott, Esther G. Schnabel, Jack Schnabel and Lola Schnabel also appeared in Before Night Falls, released in 2000.
  • Benicio Del Toro and Paul Bartel can also be seen in The Usual Suspects, released in 1995.
  • Dennis Hopper and Benicio Del Toro can be seen in Cannes Man, released in 1996.
  • Dennis Hopper and Benicio Del Toro also worked together in The Indian Runner, released in 1991.

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