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This documentary follows one street artist as he struggles to reclaim what was once his, and a prize he values all for himself. Needing money to pay for an apartment he was recently evicted from, artist Jean Michel Basquiat searches to find someone willing to buy his painting, and searching for a woman he met earlier. Downtown 81 is an Drama, Comedy, Music movie that was released in 2000 and has a run time of 1 hr 11 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 54.

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| 2000 | 1 hr 11 min | 7.1/10 | 54/100
Cast
Jean Michel Basquiat, Richard Weigand, Cyndy Schneidau, Millie Schneidau
Director
Downtown 81 (a.k.a New York Beat Movie) is a film that was shot in 1980-1981. This film, directed by Edo Bertoglio, written by Glenn O'Brien and produced by O'Brien and Maripol, is a rare real-life snapshot of ultra-hip subculture of post-punk
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Downtown 81 (a.k.a New York Beat Movie) is a film that was shot in 1980-1981. This film, directed by Edo Bertoglio, written by Glenn O'Brien and produced by O'Brien and Maripol, is a rare real-life snapshot of ultra-hip subculture of post-punk
Language
English
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