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Basquiat: Rage to Riches

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  • 2017
  • Nonemin
Basquiat: Rage to Riches
  • English

This film tells Jean-Michel's story through exclusive interviews with his two sisters Lisane and Jeanine, who have never before agreed to be interviewed for a TV documentary. With striking candour, Basquiat's art dealers - including Larry Gagosian, Mary Boone and Bruno Bischofberger - as well as his most intimate friends, lovers and fellow artists, expose the cash, the drugs and the pernicious racism which Basquiat confronted on a daily basis. As historical tableaux, visual diaries of defiance or surfaces covered with hidden meanings, Basquiat's art remains the beating heart of this story.

Basquiat: Rage to Riches
  • English
David Shulman
David Shulman Director, Producer
Doron Schlair
Doron Schlair Additional Camera
Ivo Hanak
Ivo Hanak Sound
Candice Gregory
Candice Gregory Production Office Assistant
Robert Naia
Robert Naia Driver
Andrew Elliott
Andrew Elliott Color Designer
Karen Walsh
Karen Walsh Archival Footage Coordinator
Michelle Clinton
Michelle Clinton Production Manager
Danny Yasruddin
Danny Yasruddin Executive In Charge Of Production
Matthew Finney
Matthew Finney Title Graphics
Thaddaios Yianni
Thaddaios Yianni Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Mark Molesworth
Mark Molesworth Director of photography
Janet Lee
Janet Lee Executive Producer
Robert Hanger
Robert Hanger Production Coordinator
Mark Bell
Mark Bell Commissioning Editor
Jonathan Page
Jonathan Page Associate Producer
Roni Ullmann
Roni Ullmann Additional Camera
Sophie Deveson
Sophie Deveson Development Manager
Madonna Herself (archive footage)
Greg Tate
Greg Tate Himself (Writer, Musician)
Troy Stevenson-House
Troy Stevenson-House Young Basquiat
James Chance
James Chance Himself (Musician)
Suzanne Mallouk
Suzanne Mallouk Herself (Psychiatrist)
Jeffrey Deitch
Jeffrey Deitch Himself (Art Advisory Service Citibank 1979 - 88)
Brett De Palma
Brett De Palma Himself (Artist)
Jennifer Vonholstein
Jennifer Vonholstein Herself (Artist)
Michael Holman
Michael Holman Himself (Writer, filmmaker)
Al Diaz
Al Diaz Himself
Kenny Scharf
Kenny Scharf Himself (Artist)
Robert Storr
Robert Storr Himself (Artist, critic, curator)
Stan Peskett
Stan Peskett Himself (Artist)
Maripol Herself (Producer, Downtown 81)
Bruno Bischofberger
Bruno Bischofberger Himself (Art Dealer)
Diego Cortez
Diego Cortez Himself (archive footage)
Marc Miller
Marc Miller Himself (archive footage)
Annina Nosei
Annina Nosei Herself (Gallery owner) , Herself
Larry Gagosian
Larry Gagosian Himself (Art Dealer)
Mary Boone
Mary Boone Herself (Gallerist)
Bob Colacello
Bob Colacello Himself (Warhol biographer)
Paige Powell
Paige Powell Herself (INTERVIEW photographer)
Theaster Gates
Theaster Gates Himself (Artist)
Cathleen McGuigan
Cathleen McGuigan Herself (Arts and culture journalist)
Tony Shafrazi
Tony Shafrazi Himself (Art dealer)
Michael Halsband
Michael Halsband Himself (Photographer)
Fab 5 Freddy
Fab 5 Freddy Himself
Debbie Harry
Debbie Harry Herself (archive footage)
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol Himself (archive footage)
Glenn O'Brien
Glenn O'Brien Himself (archive footage)
Tamra Davis
Tamra Davis Herself (Director of 'Radiant Child')
Jean Michel Basquiat
Jean Michel Basquiat Himself (archive footage)

Production Companies

BBC Studios