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Requiem for a Dream


Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans View All


Darren Aronofsky (Screenplay), Darren Aronofsky (Director), Hubert Selby Jr. (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 6th, 2000
Runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes
The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
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Just wanted to say that I saw this movie 5 days ago, and I'm still thinking about it! It will probably make my Top 3 of the year, unless I see something TERRIFIC in the next 3 weeks! This was a po...
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In Requiem for a Dream, Aronofsky uses these extremely effectively, brilliantly portraying the effects of both drug addiction and the larger societal abuses inflicted upon the characters.
The war against drugs, of which we are fighting a losing battle, was effectively brought to the screen in 2000 in Traffic but the reason we are fighting this battle, the horrors of drug addiction itself and what it can bring you to, was the focus of another winner from 2000 called Requiem for a Drea....


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