Mother, son, son's girlfriend and best friend are all addicts pursuing their dream of happiness. Even when things begin to unravel, they refuse to let go, plummeting with their dreams into nightmarish freefall.
Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, c2000.
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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MPAA rating: R.
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby 5.1 digital ; digitally mastered.
Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans.
Originally produced as a motion picture.
Based on the novel "Requiem for a dream" by Hubert Selby, Jr.
Guide laid in container.
Special features include commentary by Darren Aronofsky and Matthew Libatique, deleted scenes with optional director commentary, Ellen Burstyn interview of Hubert Selby, Jr., "making of" documentary, theatrical trailers, scene selection and more, accessed through interactive menus.
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; edited by Jay Rabinowitz ; original score by Clint Mansell ; music performed by Kronos Quartet.
Boston Society of Film Critics Award, 2000: Best Actress (Ellen Burstyn)
Independant Spirit Award, 2001: Best Cinematography (Matthew Libatique) and Best Female Lead (Ellen Burstyn)
Stockholm Film Festival, 2000: Best Actress (Ellen Burstyn)
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Subjects:Drug addicts -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Aronofsky, Darren.
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
Bandeira Entertainment (Firm)
Burstyn, Ellen, 1932-
Leto, Jared, 1971-
Selby, Hubert. Jr., 1928-2004
Thousand Words (Firm)