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Downtown 81

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
"Downtown 81" is a feature film starring the legendary American artist Jean Michel Basquiat (1960-1988.) Basquiat was a 19 year old painter, graffiti artist, poet and musician when he played the lead in this film, which vividly depicts the explosive downtown New York art and music scene of 1980-81.

Cast: Jean Michel Basquiat , Anna Schroeder , Giorgio Giomelsky , Marshall Chess , Danny Rosen , Daniela Morera , Lisa Rosen , Steve Mass

Director: Edo Bertoglio

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

Downtown 81 (2000)

Release Date: July 13th, 2001|1 hr. 11 min.

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