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Who Is The Basketball Diaries based on?
Last Updated: 23rd March, 2020
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In this regard, is The Basketball Diaries based on a true story?
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.
Beside above, what year does Basketball Diaries take place? Jim Carroll was born in 1950 and wrote his Basketball Diaries between 1962 and 1966. The film seems to be set in the present, which would mean that Carroll was born in 1980 or so.
does Jim die in The Basketball Diaries?
Jim Carroll, the poet and punk rocker in the outlaw tradition of Rimbaud and Burroughs who chronicled his wild youth in “The Basketball Diaries,” died on Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 60. The cause was a heart attack, said Rosemary Carroll, his former wife.
Who wrote The Basketball Diaries?