Biography Crime Drama. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
The Basketball Diaries (film) Cast. Leonardo DiCaprio as Jim Carroll. Lorraine Bracco as Mrs. Carroll. James Madio as Pedro. Patrick McGaw as Neutron. Mark Wahlberg as Mickey. Roy ... Reception. Lawsuits. Soundtrack. References.
Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind.
by Stephen Thomas Erlewine. When it was finally brought to the screen in 1995, Jim Carroll 's The Basketball Diaries was updated to the present. Conveniently, this left the producers with the option to assemble an all-star alternative rock soundtrack for the film and have it not seem out of place. And The Basketball Diaries does have an all-star lineup, with contributions from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, PJ Harvey, Flea and the Cult, as well as The Posies, Green Apple Quick Step, the Doors and ...
Based on the autobiographical journals of poet Jim Carroll, "Basketball Diaries" follows the descent of a Catholic high school student from star basketball player to drug addict. Jim and his friends roam the streets of New York City as goof-offs, petty thieves, and junkies. Expelled from school for using drugs before a game, Jim is also thrown out of his house and takes up street hustling.
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The Basketball Diaries. Released: Apr 21 , 1995. Genre: Drama. Rating: R.
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Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll’s epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. Original title The Basketball Diaries.