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Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream

Year Released: 2000

Staring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Plot

The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.

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"Shattering expose of the fallible human condition. What to say about Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream that hasn't been said already? Without doubt it's a film, that in spite of its high standing on the main movie sites, polarises opinions. It's a film that in simple terms follows four people through their addictions until the shattering denouement, but the journey is made more bleak by offering tantalising snatches of hope, the dreams of the protags offered up as some sort of goals for "

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"Only my second viewing of this, last time probably was when it came out on DVD, and not one I'll re-watch anytime soon, but still a great drama featuring incredible performances, most notably Ellen Burstyn who was worthy of her Oscar nomination. Has some darkly wild moments and a swing in tones, guess giving viewers insights into the highs and lows of heroine use. Not entertaining in so much as fascinating film worth it for some of the visuals and acting. **4.5/5**"

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"I've never been so afraid of a refrigerator."

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