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Downtown 81 (2000) Poster

(2000)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Edo Bertoglio

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Glenn O'Brien

Cast (in credits order)  

Jean Michel Basquiat ... Jean
Richard Weigand Richard Weigand ... Doctor
Cyndy Schneidau Cyndy Schneidau ... Nurse
Millie Schneidau Millie Schneidau ... Nurse
Steven Z. Soszynski Steven Z. Soszynski ... Grocer
Anna Schroeder Anna Schroeder ... Béatrice
Giorgio Gomelsky Giorgio Gomelsky ... Landlord (as Giorgio Giomelsky)
Ted Bafaloukos Ted Bafaloukos ... Junk Dealer
Bobby Grossman Bobby Grossman ... East Village Junkie
Mickey Clean Mickey Clean ... Pot Dealer
Roberta Bayley Roberta Bayley ... Street Girl
Dave Street Dave Street ... Musician
Tish Bellomo Tish Bellomo ... Manic Panic Girl
Snooky Bellomo Snooky Bellomo ... Manic Panic Girl
Kool Kyle Kool Kyle ... Rapper
Claudia Summers Claudia Summers ... Friend in Park
Tuxedomoon Tuxedomoon ... Themselves
Steven Brown Steven Brown ... Himself / Vocals, Tuxedomoon
Peter Principle Peter Principle ... Himself / Bass, Tuxedomoon
Blaine Reininger ... Himself / Keyboard, Tuxedomoon
David McDermott David McDermott ... Man from the Past (as David MacDermott)
Catherine Rebennack Catherine Rebennack ... 1st Go-Go Dancer
Cookie Mueller ... 2nd Go-Go Dancer
Steve Mass Steve Mass ... Go-Go Bar Patron
Ernest Scaglione Ernest Scaglione ... Go-Go Bar Manager
George Dubose George Dubose ... Go-Go Bar Patron
Ronnie Cutrone Ronnie Cutrone ... Go-Go Bar Patron
John Browner John Browner ... Go-Go Bar Patron
Tom Baker Tom Baker ... Go-Go Bar Patron
Larry 'Ratso' Sloman ... Go-Go Bar Patron (as Larry Sloman)
Walter Steding ... Struggling Musician / Himself
Lindzee Smith Lindzee Smith ... Club Owner
Kristian Hoffman Kristian Hoffman ... A&R
Marty Thau Marty Thau ... Record Executive
Daniela Morera Daniela Morera ... Mrs. Cavalcanti
Lisa Rosen Lisa Rosen ... French Maid
Marshall Chess Marshall Chess ... Thief
Jimmy Destri Jimmy Destri ... Taxi Driver
D.N.A. D.N.A. ... Themselves
Arto Lindsay Arto Lindsay ... Himself / Vocals and Guitar, DNA
Tim Wright Tim Wright ... Himself / Bass, DNA
Ikue Mori Ikue Mori ... Herself / Drums, DNA
Michael Holman Michael Holman ... Michael
Olivier Mosset Olivier Mosset ... Bike Rider
Bradley Field Bradley Field ... Studio Manager
The Felons The Felons ... Themselves
Chris Stein ... Himself / Guitar, The Felons
Clem Burke ... Himself / Drums, The Felons
Snuky Tate Snuky Tate ... Himself / Bass, The Felons
Michael Sullivan Michael Sullivan ... Himself / Maracas, The Felons
Glenn O'Brien Glenn O'Brien ... Rock Critic
The Plastics The Plastics ... Themselves
Chica Nakanishi Chica Nakanishi ... Herself / Vocals, The Plastics
Toshio Nakanishi Toshio Nakanishi ... Himself / Vocals and Guitar, The Plastics
Hajime Tachibana Hajime Tachibana ... Himself / Guitar, The Plastics
Ma Chang Ma Chang ... Himself / Keyboard, The Plastics (as Ma-Chang)
Takemi Shima Takemi Shima ... Himself / Drums, The Plastics
Mitsuru Mitsuru ... Chica's Make-up Artist
Maripol Maripol ... Fashion Designer
Eszter Balint ... Fashion Show Model
Anne Carlisle ... Fashion Show Model (as Ann Carlyle)
Barbara Egan Barbara Egan ... Fashion Show Model
Patrice Kamins Patrice Kamins ... Fashion Show Model
Lucille Lucille ... Fashion Show Model
Hal Ludacer Hal Ludacer ... Fashion Show Model
Benedicte Siroux Benedicte Siroux ... Fashion Show Model
Vicki Pedersen Vicki Pedersen ... Dresser
Haoui Montaug Haoui Montaug ... Rock Lounge Doorman
Diane Brill Diane Brill ... Kid Creole Announcer
Kid Creole and The Coconuts Kid Creole and The Coconuts ... Themselves (as Kid Creole & The Coconuts)
Kid Creole ... Himself / Vocals and Guitar, Kid Creole & The Coconuts (as August Darnell)
Adriana Kaegi Adriana Kaegi ... Herself / The Coconuts
Cheryl Poirier Cheryl Poirier ... Herself / The Coconuts
Ronnie Griffith Ronnie Griffith ... Herself / The Coconuts
Coati Mundi ... Himself / Vocals, Flute and Percussion, The Coconuts (as Coati Mundi A. Hernandez)
Lori Eastside Lori Eastside ... Herself / Vocals, The Coconuts
Andrew Lloyd Andrew Lloyd ... Himself / Percussion, The Coconuts
Winston Grennan Winston Grennan ... Himself / Drums, The Coconuts
Carol Coleman Carol Coleman ... Herself / Bass, The Coconuts
Mark Mazur Mark Mazur ... Himself / Guitar, The Coconuts
Peter Schott Peter Schott ... Himself / Piano, The Coconuts
Danny Rosen Danny Rosen ... Friend in Limousine
Elliott Murphy ... Rock Star
Compton Maddux Compton Maddux ... Limo Driver
Anita Sarko Anita Sarko ... D.J.
John Morton John Morton ... Peppermint Lounge Doorman
James White and the Blacks James White and the Blacks ... Themselves (as James White & The Blacks)
James Chance James Chance ... Himself / Sax and Vocals, James White & The Blacks (as James White)
Joe Bowie Joe Bowie ... Himself / Trombone, James White & The Blacks
Byron Bowie Byron Bowie ... Himself / Sax, James White & The Blacks
Bern Nix Bern Nix ... Himself / Guitar, James White & The Blacks
Tomas Doncker Tomas Doncker ... Himself / Guitar, James White & The Blacks
Richie Harrison Richie Harrison ... Himself / Drums, James White & The Blacks
Colin Wade Colin Wade ... Himself / Bass, James White & The Blacks
Bemshi Bemshi ... Dancer
Cherie Marilyn Cherie Marilyn ... Dancer
Karen Geniece Karen Geniece ... Herself / Guitar, Walter Steding & The Dragon People
Lenny Ferrari Lenny Ferrari ... Himself / Drums, Walter Steding & The Dragon People
Victor Bockris Victor Bockris ... Mudd Club Friends
Patrick Geoffrois Patrick Geoffrois ... Mudd Club Friend
Amos Poe ... Mudd Club Friend
Betsy Sussler Betsy Sussler ... Mudd Club Friend
Vinnie Grouppi Vinnie Grouppi ... Mudd Club Friend
Tav Falco Tav Falco ... Mudd Club Friend
Debbie Harry ... Fairy Godmother (as Deborah Harry)
Steve Sabato Steve Sabato ... Car Seller
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jo Shane Jo Shane ... Club Girl
Diego Cortez Diego Cortez ... Fist-fighter at the Mudd Club (uncredited)
Vanya Edwards Vanya Edwards ... Herself (uncredited)
Fab 5 Freddy ... Graffiti Artist (uncredited)
Vincent Gallo ... Vincent Gallo (uncredited)
John Lurie ... Himself (uncredited)
Debi Mazar ... Peppermint Lounge Dancer (uncredited)
'Lee' George Quinones ... Graffiti Artist (uncredited)

Produced by 

Maripol ... producer
Patrick Montgomery ... co-producer
Glenn O'Brien ... co-producer
Michael Zilkha ... executive producer

Music by 

Vincent Gallo

Cinematography by 

John McNulty

Film Editing by 

Pamela French

Art Direction by 

Maripol

Set Decoration by 

Jo Shane ... (sculpture on fashion show set)

Makeup Department 

Claudia Porcelli ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Claire Barnier ... post-production supervisor
Pamela French ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Steve Sabato ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Jo Cunningham ... foley artist / sound designer / supervising sound editor
Steve French ... foley artist / sound designer
Michael Jordan ... re-recording mixer
Robert Maier ... sound mixer
Alan Treadwell ... sound assistant

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dwane Arthur ... grip (as Dwayne Arthur)
Stephen Barrow ... grip (as Steve Barrow)
Mike Edwards ... assistant camera
Joseph Keller ... second camera operator
Jeff Wayman ... assistant camera (as Jeff Weyman)

Casting Department 

Maripol ... casting
Glenn O'Brien ... casting

Editorial Department 

Seth Anderson ... assistant editor
Franck Goldberg ... rough cut editor
Mia Lee ... assistant editor
Kent McGrew ... color timer
Dan O'Grady ... negative conformist
Julie O'Grady ... negative conformist
Jean-Pierre Roland-Levy ... assistant editor (as J.P. Roland Levy)
Kristen Worrell ... post-production assistant

Music Department 

Michael Fossenkemper ... music mixer
Pamela French ... music editor
Lynn Geller ... music consultant
Maripol ... musical director
Glenn O'Brien ... musical director

Transportation Department 

Todd MacNicholl ... driver

Other crew 

Denise Keating ... intern
Pamela Page ... script supervisor
Cyndy Schneidau ... production coordinator (as Cindy Schneidau)
Jason Stoff ... titles
Saul Williams ... voice dubbing: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Thanks 

Robert Aaron ... thanks
Charlie Ahearn ... thanks
Jojo Americo ... thanks
Joseph Arias ... thanks (as Joey Arias)
Gerard Basquiat ... thanks
Jean Michel Basquiat ... film dedicated to
Steven Bernstein ... thanks
Giancarlo Bertoni ... thanks
Max Blagg ... thanks
Bob Blank ... thanks
Reza Blue ... thanks
Victor Bockris ... thanks
Duane Boute ... thanks
Dominic Chianese ... thanks
Sophie Comet ... thanks
Diego Cortez ... thanks
Johnny Dynell ... thanks
Richard Ende ... thanks
Fab 5 Freddy ... thanks
Nacho Fagalde ... thanks
Suzanne Fenn ... thanks
Bradley Field ... in memory of
Elio Fiorucci ... thanks
Jim Fouratt ... thanks
Vincent Gallo ... thanks
Patrick Geoffrois ... in memory of (as Patrick Geooffrois)
Eric Goode ... thanks
Bobby Grossman ... thanks
Anthony Haden-Guest ... thanks
Scot Hamlin ... thanks
Debbie Harry ... thanks (as Deborah Harry)
Jonas Herbsman ... thanks
Karri Jinkins ... thanks
Bob Krasnow ... thanks
John Lurie ... thanks
Hooman Majd ... thanks
Raul Marti ... thanks
Steve Mass ... thanks
Debi Mazar ... thanks
Melle Mel ... thanks
Lino Meoli ... thanks
Carla Milesi ... thanks
Paul Miller ... thanks
Haoui Montaug ... in memory of
Lovey Moreno ... thanks
Cookie Mueller ... in memory of
Coati Mundi ... thanks (as Andy Hernandez)
Gina Nanni ... thanks
Gianni Nunnari ... thanks
Pat Oleszko ... thanks
Suzana Peric ... thanks
Anya Phillips ... in memory of (as Anya Philips)
Amos Poe ... thanks
Nicolas Porcelli ... thanks (as Nick Porcelli)
Nile Rodgers ... thanks
J.P. Roland-Levy ... in memory of
Jo Shane ... thanks
Peter Shukat ... thanks
Kate Simon ... thanks
Gib Smith ... thanks
Richard Sohl ... thanks
Chris Stein ... thanks
Gordon Stevenson ... in memory of
Betsy Sussler ... thanks
Chi Chi Valenti ... thanks
Françoise Vallée ... thanks (as François Vallèe)
Dorothy Weber ... thanks
Arthur Weinstein ... thanks
Wendy Whitelaw ... thanks

See also

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