The Basketball Diaries: Directed by Scott Kalvert. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio. 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 is a 1995 American biographical crime drama film directed by Scott Kalvert and based on an autobiographical novel by the same name written by Jim Carroll. It tells the story of Carroll's teenage years as a promising high school basketball player and writer who develops an addiction to heroin.
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Scott Kalvert, Director: The Basketball Diaries. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys Hispanic & Latino Voices STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events
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David Phillips, Cinematographer: The Basketball Diaries. David Phillips was born in 1951 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is known for his work on The Basketball Diaries (1995), To a Random (1986) and Curse (2011). He died on February 4, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.
Scott Kalvert, who directed a young Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1995 drama The Basketball Diaries, was found dead at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Wednesday afternoon. He was 49 and coroner...
The Basketball Diaries is the true life story of Jim Carrol. Although please don't be fooled by the above as the film only charts a mere fraction of his adolescent youth, all of which is crammed into 97 minutes.
Director Scott Kalvert has died at the age of 49. The Basketball Diaries filmmaker was found in his home in Los Angeles on Wednesday and his death is being investigated as a suicide, according to...
Original title The Basketball Diaries. IMDb Rating 7.3 90,171 votes. TMDb Rating 7.3 672 votes. Director. Scott Kalvert. Director. Cast. Leonardo DiCaprio. Jim Carroll.