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Rated: 7.1 out of 10 with 1,405 votes.
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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7.1N/AUnited StatesEnglishIMDbTrailer
Main Actors:
Jean
Jean's Narration (voice)
Fairy Godmother
Himself
Peppermint Lounge Dancer
Himself
Himself
August Darnell
Graffiti Artist
Himself
Himself
Michael
Himself
Conversationalist at Mudd Club
Graffiti Artist
2nd Go-Go Dancer
Title:Downtown '81
Release Date:
Directed by:Edo Bertoglio
Genres:DramaComedyMusic
Keywords:Gay-InterestArtAnarchic-Comedy
Alternative Titles:Downtown 81, Glenn O'Brien's New York Beat Movie, Jean-Michel Basquiat in Downtown '81, Ударный Нью-Йоркский фильм
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