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Mapplethorpe (2018)

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A look at the life of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989.

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Ondi Timoner

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Ondi Timoner (screenplay by), Mikko Alanne (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Smith ... Robert Mapplethorpe
Marianne Rendón ... Patti Smith
John Benjamin Hickey ... Sam Wagstaff
Brandon Sklenar ... Edward Mapplethorpe
Tina Benko ... Sandy Daley
Mark Moses ... Harry Mapplethorpe
Carolyn McCormick ... Joan Mapplethorpe
Thomas Philip O'Neill ... David Croland
Mickey O'Hagan ... Tina Summerlin
Anthony Michael Lopez ... Jack Fritscher
McKinley Belcher III ... Milton Moore
Brian Stokes Mitchell ... Father Stack
Karlee Perez ... Lisa Lyon
David J. Cork ... The Catch
Kerry Butler ... Holly Solomon
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A look at the life of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2019 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Perfect Moment See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,000, 3 March 2019

Gross USA:

$91,002

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$91,002
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Zosia Mamet was originally cast to play Patti Smith. See more »

Connections

References Midnight Cowboy (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Monday
Performed by Brian Zack Lewis
Written by Stephen Morris (as Stephen Paul David Morris), Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, & Gillian Gilbert (as Gillian Lesley Gilbert)
Courtesy of Media Creature Properties
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a portrait
10 December 2019 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

After its end, not the short and impressive, provocative and admirable career of Robert Mapplethorpe remains in memory but the splendid performance of Matt Smith. A sensitive hommage, a trip across delicate subjects, a defining of art and a great and powerful message. Something more than a biographic film.


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