Downtown 81

Downtown 81 movie poster
Genre: Drama
Starring: Jean Michel Basquiat, August Darnell, Debbie Harry, John Lurie, David McDermott
Director: Edo Bertoglio
Running time: 1:15
Release: Opened Jul 13, 2001
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Editorial Review

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.